Suuremäe campsite

Võru County, Karula National Park
The campsite is situated in Ähijärve village near the visitor centre of Karula National Park. The designated parking area is next to the campsite.  The campsite leads to the lakeside parking area, which is the starting point of the 4 km Ähijärve Roads and paths trail, the 36 km Karula hiking trail and the 0.5 km long nature trail/playground for children.
Phone+372 782 8350
Type of objectCampsite
Parking facilitiesParking for 20 cars.
AmenitiesThe campsite has a parking area, information pillar, 2 dry toilets, outdoor shower with fresh drinking water, 3 fire rings, outdoor fireplace, 3 picnic tables, 2 picnic shelters, 2 light posts with outlets, information board.
Camping facilities Max 50 tents are allowed on the campsite.
Outdoor fireplace yes
Campfire site 3 fire rings, 1 outdoor fireplace.
Hiking options The campsite is on the RMK Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve Hiking Route.
SightsLake Ähijärv, the beauty of which can be admired on the hiking trail (starts at the campsite) and semi-natural landscapes (farms).
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 campsite is situated in Karula National Park, about restrictions please read here. Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999,
LocationVisitor centre of Karula National Park in Ähijärve village, Antsla municipality, Võru County. Object no 2 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 7 km on Haabsaare–Saru road and follow the signs to the visitor centre of Karula National Park. From the visitor centre follow the wooden signs to the campsite.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.71180
longitude: 26.50360
L-EST 97 x: 6399450.7 y: 649212.1