Iisaku observation tower

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!
Iisaku hill is the second-highest place in Ida-Viru County after Uljaste esker. In clear weather, you can see the towers of Pühtitsa Convent and Lake Peipus from the 28 m observation tower on top of the hill.
Phone+372 5681 5722
E-mailinfo.kauksi@rmk.ee
Type of objectObservation Tower
Parking facilitiesParking for about 10 cars
Amenities2 information boards, map
SightsThe observation tower is situated on the highest natural peak in Ida-Viru County (94 m above sea level)
From the tower you can enjoy views of the Pühtitsa Convent in Kuremäe, oil shale mines, mine residue landfills, bogs and Lake Peipus.
Berries and mushroomsWild strawberries
Winter accessibilityThe parking area is kept clear of snow. The stairs and the tower’s steps are kept clear of snow. Groomed ski tracks next to the observation tower.
RestrictionsThe observation tower is situated in Iisaku Landscape Reserve.
According to the nature conservation rules, motorised vehicle traffic is prohibited outside roads and paths. Campfires can be made only in designated sites.
LocationIisaku town, Iisaku municipality
Driving directionsDrive from Iisaku town along Tartu road over the hillock towards Jõhvi until you see the gravel parking area to your right. Park your car there. Walk on foot for about 150 m along the path into the forest (sign to the landscape reserve).
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.107676
longitude: 27.307054
L-EST 97 x: 6556780 y: 689396