Paukjärve campsite

The western side of the extended danger zone of the Defense Forces central training ground is closed for national defense training
03-06.04.2023. Additional information on
A spacios campsite by Lake Paukjärv with many separate campfire sites. This is campsite with a long history.
Phone+372 604 7212
Type of objectCampsite
Parking facilitiesKaksiksilla parking area by the Soodla River for 20 cars or max 4 buses
AmenitiesIn the first – an open fireplace with grillrest, table-benches with a roof, 4 benches, a dry toilet, a shelter for firewood, a rubbish bin, an information board. In the second – a covered fireplace with grillrest, a table-bench, a shelter for firewood, a dry toilet, a rubbish bin.
In the third - a covered fireplace, a table, 2 benches, a dry toilet, a firewood shed, a rubbish bin
Camping facilities Maximum number of tents (for 4) allowed is 20.
Outdoor fireplace Outdoor fireplace
Campfire site Fire ring
Water Non-potable water from lake Paukjärve
Hiking options Located on Paukjärve nature trail, Oandu-Aegviidu-Ikla hiking route
SightsLake Paukjärv, Kõnnu Suursoo mire, esker by the lake.
During the first independence this was a campsite used for the summer camps of YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association).
It was also used as a training site for the Estonian National Basketball Team and the Olympic Team.
Later it was used as a summer camp by the scouts and during soviet times by the pioneers.
From 1953. the area was a part of the Soviet Army's Artillery testing ground.
Berries and mushroomsBilberries, cowberries, chanterelles
Additional informationThe object is equipped with firewood.
Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
RestrictionsThe campsite is situated in North-Kõrvemaa nature reserve. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board: +372 662 5999,
LocationKuusalu municipality, Harju County
Object no 6 on recreation area map
Driving directionsOn Jägala–Käravete road (road no. 13), 29 km from Jägala, turn left to the gravel forest road and drive 7.2 km, turn right (follow the sign “Paukjärve”). Drive 2.2 km to the Kaksiksilla parking area. From the Kaksiksilla parking area walk 1 km along a marked forest path to the campsite. 
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.399545
longitude: 25.686573
L-EST 97 x: 6585827.9 y: 595802.2