Endla Nature Reserve

The main assets of the area are the diverse wetland habitats, and the Endla mire complex and springs.
Endla Nature Reserve is located in Central Estonia, in the middle course of the Põltsamaa (Piibe) River, near the border of Järva, Jõgeva and Lääne-Viru counties.
Endla Nature Reserve was established in 1985. It covers a 10161 hectare area in the well-preserved central part of the Endla mire complex. Since 1997 the nature reserve belongs to the Ramsar sites – wetlands of international importance and since 2004 to the EU Natura network of protected areas.

LocationJõgeva County, Järva County, Lääne-Viru County

AttractionsScenic bogs, lakes, reed areas, springs, rivers, meadows and various plants and animals.

InformationRMK Elistvere Visitor Centre
Phone +372 676 7030
Protected Area ManagerEnvironmental Board of Estonia
+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee
More information
Endla Nature Reserve
Visitor restrictionsFor further information on restrictions click here.
Additional information
In Estonian nature, old explosive devices left from the war, still can be found. If you have found an object resembling an explosive device, leave it untouched, mark the location and immediately report the discovery to the emergency number 112. More information on the website of the Estonian Rescue Board.