Suitsu observation tower

Pärnu County, Matsalu National Park
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The tallest watch-tower in the Matsalu area is situated on the left bank of the Suitsu River, at the edge of the Matsalu forest. From the tower opens a view of the unique landscape of Matsalu, where reed beds, coastal pastures stretch side by side and the Matsalu bay frames the horizon. The forest west to the tower used to be a wooded meadow but has now overgrown.
Phone +372 472 4236
E-mailinfo.matsalu@rmk.ee
Type of objectObservation Tower
Parking facilitiesParking for 8 cars or 2 buses near the Suitsu recreation site, about 200 m from the tower.
Amenities21 m high metal-frame observation tower with an open top
Hiking options yes
SightsMatsalu forest, flood meadow, reed beds, Suitsu River, old fishing huts, Suitsu hiking trail
Additional information 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 5 on the national park map
Driving directionsDrive 43 km from Risti to Virtsu (Road no. 10), turn right towards Penijõe (Road no. 16193). Drive 1 km and turn left towards Kirikuküla village (at the sign of 5.5 km to Suitsu observation tower, Road no. 16194). Drive along the gravel road to the parking space on the bank of the Suitsu River. A 300 m long surface road leads you to the Suitsu observation tower.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.723217
longitude: 23.746928
L-EST 97 x: 6509313 y: 485339