Kiidjärve–Kooraste Recreation AreaKiidjärve–Kooraste Recreation Area is located in the northern part of Põlva County, 40 km from Tartu and 10 km from Põlva. Through the area flows the Ahja River. The woodland in the curves of the river extends over 80 square kms and is rich in berries and mushrooms and also remarkably interesting for various archaeological, historical and natural attractions. This is why the highlights of this recreation area are nature-educational hiking trips.
|Attractions||Primeval valley of the Ahja River with sandstone outcrops, Kooraste valleys with rivers and lakes, scenic forest areas, impressive bog patches, varied terrain.|
|Activities||Walking and cycling trips, boat and canoeing trips, cross-country skiing and other sports (orienteering, cross-country running races, sports games), nature-educational study trips, nature observation, picking mushrooms and berries, fishing.|
|Information||RMK Kiidjärve Nature Centre and information point|
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|Further information: +372 676 7122|
|Address: Kiidjärve village, Vastse-Kuuste municipality, 63604 Põlva County|
|Põlva-Valga-Võru region, Environmental Board of Estonia|
|Partners||For active recreation opportunities in RMK Kiidjärve–Kooraste Recreation Area, please refer to the home page of RMK’s partner Matkajuht OÜ. |
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