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Nature Sites

Peipsiveere Nature Reserve

Protected since 1981, the main assets of Peipsiveere, formerly known as Emajõe-Suursoo Nature Reserve, are its diverse wet habitats and the large bog in the delta of a river. The bog covers approximately 25,000 ha, 7,000 ha of which gets flooded. The site is one of the Natura 2000 Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas, and it is the fifth largest Estonian bog and the largest bog in the delta of a river in Estonia. On the 3 km long Emajõgi River study trail with a boardwalk, starting from the Kantsi tavern building, camping and campfires are allowed only in the designated and marked places. The area is ideal for birdwatching and fishing.

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Features and amenities


Hiking trails

Information boards

Recreation area/picnic ground

Camping area


Wheelchair accessible

Drop Toilet

Free parking

Suitable for children

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