RMK Hiking Route Oandu-Aegviidu-Ikla / Kalmeoja - Aegviidu (38 km)

Those who pass the hiking route by bike should avoid the Viru bog and Suru bog because biking on the boardwalk is prohibited! Instead you should use the designated biking routes.
During the time of a risk of a forest fire in Estonia: • You can make fire only in designated places. • You can make fire only with a wind up to 5 m/s. • Watch out your fire!
ATTENTION!
THE HIKING ROUTE HAS BEEN CHANGED FOM VIRU BOG (42TH KM) TO JÄRVI PIKKJÄRVE CAMPSITE (49TH KM). PAY ATTENTION TO THE INDICATION IN THE NATURE, PLEASE! THE MAP OF THE II SECTION KALMEOJA-AEGVIIDU (36 KM) HAS BEEN CHANGED ON THE WEB AND IT CORRESPONDS TO REALITY. THE PAPER MAP OF THE SECTION HAS NOT BEEN CHANGED.

This section of the Hiking Route could be described as the “Good Old Kõrvemaa”.
The North-Kõrvemaa Nature Reserve offers numerous different nature trails, campsites and campfire sites.
Phone+372 604 7212
E-mail info.aegviidu@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilities

If you look for a good place to step on the Hiking Route, the best and safest variant is Aegviidu, where long-term parking opportunity and also all kinds of information is available at the Visitor Centre. Also, there is excellent rail connection with Tallinn, and relatively good connection with Tartu and Narva.

For driving instructions to Aegviidu Visitor Centre see here ->

AmenitiesThe trail is marked with signs and ribbons at turns, as well as with kilometer markers.
The rest stops on the trail and distances:

Camping facilities yes
Campfire site yes
Hiking options yes
SightsThe wildlife in the Kõrvemaa area, and especially Lake Paukjärv, the Jussi lakes, the Jussi heath. In the beginning of this section is Viru Bog.
RestrictionsThe Hiking Route mainly goes through the territories of protection areas, where different nature conservation restrictions apply. To point out a few, please remember that in most lakes of the North-Kõrvemaa Nature Reserve, fishing is allowed for everyone with one simple hand line. Please remember that along the whole trail camping and making campfire is allowed in designated places only.
LocationMore about the Hiking Route in this region: the first section is a boardwal over Viru bog. Then it crosses Tallinn-Narva highway and enters North-Kõrvemaa Nature Reserve. The next 32 km is  hiking trail in Northern Kõrvemaa up to the small town of Aegviidu.
2,5 kilometers from Aegviidu is Nikerjärve campsite.
Driving directionsAegviidu Visitor Centre is located in the centre of Aegviidu, 37 km along Jägala–Käravete road (Road no. 13). When coming from Tallinn, turn right after the Aegviidu bus station (follow the sign “Aegviidu külastuskeskus”) and you’ll arrive at the parking area of the Visitor Centre.