Palumägede campfire site

Make a fire only in a place prepared and marked for it. To avoid disappointment, please take firewood or barbecue coals with you when traveling by car. Do not leave a burning fire unattended! When using a charcoal grill, pour the coals on the fireplace, not under the forest. Extinguish the fire properly, when leaving.
A nice place for lakeside recreation with a narrow strip of sandy beach on the lakeshore and the nearby hiking trail provides a fascinating walk across a versatile terrain.
Phone+372 676 7122
Type of objectCampfire site
Parking facilitiesThe first parking area for 1 bus or 2 cars, the parking area at the information board for 10 cars.
AmenitiesParking area, information board, picnic table with shelter, 4 benches, outdoor fireplace, fire ring with barbecue grill, firewood shelter, dry toilet
Camping facilities The maximum number of tents (for 4) allowed is 10.
Outdoor fireplace yes
Campfire site 1 outdoor fireplace, 1 fire ring with barbecue grill.
Hiking options The campfire site is on the Palumägede hiking trail.
SightsLake Pangodi and the surrounding kames.
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
RestrictionsThe campfire site is situated in Pangodi Landscape Protection Area. Camping and making campfire is allowed in designated places only. Planning public events with more than 50 participants and use of motorised vehicle on waterways requires prior consent from the protected area manager (the Environmental Board +372 662 5999; The use of bicycles and motorised vehicles is prohibited outside roads and paths. Parking outside designated areas is prohibited.
LocationKambja municipality, Tartu County. Object no 50 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive 13 km from Tartu towards Võru, turn right towards Otepää, drive 10 km, turn left at the Kodijärve manor park, drive 1.4 km and turn left (wooden sign “Palumäed”). The car/bus must be parked in the first parking area, then walk 800 m to the second parking area and follow the path down to the lake and the campfire site.
It is forbidden to reach the campfire site by car!
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.191444
longitude: 26.574536
L-EST 97 x: 6452963 y: 651384