Kamari-Kärevere water route (75 km)

Jõgeva County, Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve
The recommended start of the journey is behind the dam on Kamari water reservoir. The water trail is 75 km long. The journey may take 2-3 days. The water trail is meant to be completed by non-motorised watercraft.
Phone+372 676 7122
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesKamari parking area. Boat landing in a natural place.
AmenitiesRMK Rasti and Naela campfire sites. If you want to make campfire, please bring firewood with you.
Camping facilities Camping is allowed in Naela and Rasti campfire sites.
Campfire site Fire ring with a grill in Naela and Rasti campfire sites.
SightsPõltsamaa River, Pede River and the River Emajõgi, the natural riverside landscape and key habitats.
Additional informationKamari–Kärevere water trail goes along the Põltsamaa River, the Pede River and the river Emajõgi (in the open water period). The water trail gives an opportunity to travel on the rivers of the Nature Reserve. Please note that the river Emajõgi is a navigable waterway, while other rivers are natural. In certain places it may be complicated to pass through natural rivers. Please note that watercraft launching and landing places are not marked or designated. Please take all waste with you when you leave.
Restrictions The water trail is situated in Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve, view the restrictions on visiting here . Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationKamari (Põltsamaa municipality, Jõgeva County) – Laashoone (Viljandi municipality, Viljandi County) – Palupõhja, Reku, Kärevere (Elva municipality, Tartu municipality, Tartu County). Object no 3 on the nature reserve map.
Driving directionsPlease note that the watercraft launching and landing places and the water trail are not marked or designated. This is a natural trail, where hikers must be ready to find the necessary solutions and possibilities themselves. Hikers can launch their boat after the dam of Kamari reservoir (Väike-Kamari village, Põltsamaa municipality, Jõgeva County) and land at Kärevere bridge (Leetsi village, Tähtvere municipality, Tartu County). If necessary, please ask for help or directions from RMK Ranger at +372 5811 8500.