Alakonnu campfire site

Võru County, Karula National Park
During the time of a risk of a forest fire in Estonia: • You can make fire only in designated places. • You can make fire only with a wind up to 5 m/s. • Watch out your fire!
The campfire site is situated on the shore of Lake Ähijärv. A wonderful place for holiday-makers and fishermen. In rainy weather you can make campfire comfortably under a wooden shelter.
Phone+372 782 8350
E-mail info.karula@rmk.ee
Type of objectCampfire site
Parking facilitiesParking for 6 cars.
AmenitiesInformation board, outdoor fireplace, dry toilet, waste sorting bin, firewood shelter, 3 benches, picnic table, shelter.
Camping facilities The maximum number of tents (for 4) allowed is 6.
Campfire site Fire ring with a grill.
Hiking options About half a kilometre from the campfire site start the 4 km long Lake Ähijärv (study) trail and the 36 km long Karula hiking trail.
SightsLake Ähijärv, forests with rich biodiversity, landscapes.
Berries and mushroomsBilberries, mushrooms
Additional informationBefore going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam). Firewood provided. Access is not kept snowfree.
RestrictionsThe campfire site is situated in Karula National Park, about restrictions please read here. Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 786 8360, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationÄhijärve village, Antsla municipality. Object no 5 on the national park map.
Driving directionsDrive 8 km from Antsla towards Haabsaare, turn right 50 m after the Haabsaare bus stop (signs “Karula rahvuspargi külastuskeskus 7 km”, “Saru 20 km”). Drive 5 km on Haabsaare–Saru road to the Saarjärve bus stop. Drive 200 m and turn right (sign “Alakonnu”). Drive 1.6 km along the forest path to the wooden sign “Alakonnu lõkkekoht” points to the left. Follow the small path to the left 200 m downhill and arrive at the campfire site.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.71769
longitude: 26.49314
L-EST 97 x: 6400050 y: 648560