Suitsu hiking trail (1,3km)

Pärnu County, Matsalu National Park
This is 1,3 km long surface road, which runs in parallel with the flood meadow of the Suitsu River. The trail is well worth hiking in early spring, early in the morning or late in the evening, when the animals and birds are the most active.
Phone +372 472 4236
E-mailinfo.matsalu@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesParking near Suitsu recreation site, about 200 m from the start of the trail, for 8 cars or 2 buses.
Amenities1,3 km long surface road. There is 1 information stand along the trail.
Hiking options yes
SightsMatsalu forest, floodplain meadow, reed beds, Suitsu River, old fishing huts, Suitsu observation tower.
Additional information Hiking trail to Suitsu forest hut is rerouted to the meadow path. Please follow signs with trekkers pictogram.
Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
RestrictionsMatsalu National Park, Matsalu forest special management zone. Before your visit, please get acquainted with valid nature conservation rules of Matsalu National Park. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 680 7438, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationKirikuküla village, Lääneranna municipality, Pärnu County
Object no 4 on the national park map
Driving directionsDrive 43 km from Risti to Virtsu (Road no. 10), turn right towards Penijõe. Drive 1 km and turn left towards Kirikuküla village (at the sign pointing 5.5 km to the Suitsu observation tower). Drive on the gravel road to the parking space on the bank of the Suitsu River. A surface road takes you to the Suitsu river and this marks the start of the hiking trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.723178
longitude: 23.746772
L-EST 97 x: 6509309 y: 485330