Roela Cone Hut museum

Lääne-Viru County, North-Estonian Recreation Area
Roela cone hut museum is a fascinating visiting point that tells stories about the history of Estonian forestry. On June 2 2019 an information point will be opened to share the information about the local and other nature vacation opportunities in Estonian State Forest. The visitors have a possibility to look around in the cone hut established in 1928 by Estonian Head Office of State Forests.The cone hut is located at the edge of Mõdriku-Roela esker, which is the longest in Estonia. A part of Peraküla-Kauksi hiking route runs its course along the esker where there is the opportunity to see primeval pine and spruce forest and local culture heritage.The cone hut was renovated by RMK in 2008. There can be seen original stoves and equipment and permanent exhibition that tells stories about collecting and drying the cones and seeds of native trees. The Cone Hut operates in cooperation with Vinni municipality and NGO Roela Kodukant. Nature and heritage-related tours can be pre-ordered in the building and in the primeval forest on esker slopes behind the Cone Hut.

PhoneTiina Neljandik, +372 676 7010, +372 509 9397

Opening hours1 June - 31 August Fri-Sun 13.00-18.00
Type of objectInformation point
Parking facilitiesParking for 6 cars or 1 bus
Amenities• Information and maps about RMKs recreational areas, protected areas, hiking routes and campsites.
• Paid nature study programs for shildren and grown-ups.
• events organised by RMK and NGO Roela Kodukant
• Nearby outdoor fireplace with grillrest, 2 picnic tables with shelter, firewood shelter and DC for hikers and campers
Camping facilities Roela campfire site nearby
Wheelchair accessibility Inva dry toilet
Water Tap water can be used when the information point is open. About 1 km distance is Roela shop where bottle water can be bought.
Hiking options RMK Penijõe-Aegviidu-Kauksi hiking route, hiking trails on Mõdriku-Roela esker
SightsMõdriku-Roela esker, Roela hill fort
Additional information
Driving directionsDrive Tallinn-Narva road (E20) 80 km, turn right to Rakvere, drive 8,7 km, Pärnu-Rakvere-Sõmeru road drive 5,1 km, Rakvere-Luige road drive 20 km,Tartu road drive 0,6 km, turn left and drive 23 m
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.174258
longitude: 26.580802
L-EST 97 x: 6562365.2 y: 647541.7