Veski campfire site

Võru County, Karula National Park
The campfire site is situated on the shore of Lake Ähijärv. The campfire site marks the start of the 4 km long Lake Ähijärv (study) trail and the 36 km long Karula hiking trail.
Phone+372 782 8350
E-mail info.karula@rmk.ee
Type of objectCampfire site
Parking facilitiesParking is limited to 2 cars on the side road.
AmenitiesInformation board, outdoor fireplace, firewood shelter, dry toilet, waste sorting bin, 2 benches, 1 picnic table.
Camping facilities The maximum number of tents (for 4) allowed is 2.
Outdoor fireplace yes
Campfire site Outdoor fireplace
Hiking options The campsite is on the RMK Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve Hiking Route.
SightsLake Ähijärv, semi-natural (farm) landscapes, forests with rich biodiversity, 4 km Lake Ähijärv hiking trail passes the campfire site.
Berries and mushroomsBilberries, mushrooms
Additional informationThe campfire site is located in private land, so please show respect to the landowners. Before 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 (+372 680 7438, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationOn the shore of Lake Ähijärv, Ähijärve village, Antsla municipality. Object no 4 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 6 km on Haabsaare–Saru road to the Ähijärve bus stop. Turn right, drive 350 m up to the lake and then turn right. Go 50 m across the bridge and arrive at the campfire site.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.71925
longitude: 26.49997
L-EST 97 x: 6400235 y: 648957