Lake Viti hiking trail (2,5 km)

The trail starts from the parking lot on Vitipalu Road and runs along the kames to Viti observation tower, then a few hundred meters along the Tartu Marathon trail until reaches Primeval valley campfire site above the sand outcrop of the Elva primeval valley. From there, the hiking trail runs along the edge of the ancient valley back to the parking lot. There are lots of ups and downs on the trail. The trail is indicated with RMK signposts and yellow markings on trees.
Phone+372 676 7122
E-mailinfo.kiidjarve@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesParking lot for 10 cars at the beginning of the trail.
AmenitiesShelter in the parking lot, RMK indication, information boards, a floating platform by the lake.
Hiking options On foot, the trail is not fully accessible by bicycle.
Sights The primeval valley and sand outcrops, Vitipalu kames and lake
Berries and mushroomsBlueberries, mushrooms
Additional information Before going to nature please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
Guided trips in the area offers foundation  Vapramäe-Vellavere-Vitipalu SA.
Rules of conduct when the track overlaps with the Tartu Marathon track:
• On the days of the Tartu Marathon events, the sections of the marathon track are closed for public use, as dangerous situations may arise.
• During the winter (snowy) period, we ask the hiker to move on the right side of the trail. It is forbidden to walk on the ski slope!
Restrictions Campsite is situated in Elva Landscape Reserve. For additional information about restrictions contact the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
FilesLake Viti trail map 
Location Ketneri village, Nõo municipality, Tartu County
Driving directions Fom Elva drive 4.4 km south along Palupera road, turn left onto Vitipalu quarry road and after 900 m at the crossroads turn right onto Vitipalu road. After 1.2 km there is a sheltered parking lot on the left side of the road. The trail starts fom the parking lot.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.158519
longitude: 26.414989
L-EST 97 x: 6448949,34 y: 642138,28