Mäekonnu 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 in Mähkli village and has an open observation tower nearby. 
Phone+372 782 8350
E-mail info.karula@rmk.ee
Type of objectCampfire site
Parking facilitiesParking for 6 cars.
AmenitiesFire ring, 2-stall dry toilet, 3 picnic shelters, 8 benches, firewood shelter, waste sorting bin and information board.
Camping facilities The maximum number of tents (for 4) allowed is 2.
Campfire site Fire ring with a grill.
Hiking options The campfire site marks the beginning of the 15 km long Karula cycling trail and nearby passes the 36 km long Karula hiking trail.
SightsSemi-natural landscapes
Winter accessibilityNo snow removal from the path to the campfire site; firewood provided.
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).
LocationMähkli village, Antsla municipality. Object no 6 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 3.2 km on Haabsaare–Saru road to the sign “Mäekonnu vaatetorn 1 km”. Drive 1 km to the parking area of the Mäekonnu observation tower. The campfire site is next to the parking area.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.73335
longitude: 26.48853
L-EST 97 x: 6401792 y: 648231