Loodi valley hiking trail (2 km)

Viljandi County, Sakala Recreation Area
You can go to Loodi hiking trail both from the side of Paistu or through the yard of Loodi Manor. At the start of the hiking trail near the manor there is a large campfire site and camping area on the lakeshore. Those who go on the trail should be ready for several difficult ascents, but the red sandstone outcrop with its several springs is worth visiting.
Phone+372 435 7164
+372 526 1924
E-mail info.soomaa@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesParking area for 3 buses and 10 cars.
AmenitiesThe trail is marked with wooden signs. The circular trail starts at the parking area and is 2 km long.
Camping facilities yes
Outdoor fireplace yes
Hiking options yes
SightsSpecies-rich varied spruce and pine forests, steep slopes of the primeval valley and the sandstone outcrop (called the "Loodi Hell").
Additional informationBefore going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
Restrictions The hiking trail is located in Loodi Nature Park, information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (louna@keskkonnaamet.ee, phone +372 435 5610).
LocationThe start of the trail and parking area are located in Viljandi County, 60 km along Imavere–Karksi-Nuia road, 500 m to the east of Loodi manor. Object no.25 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive along Imavere–Viljandi–Karksi-Nuia road 7.7 km from Viljandi towards Karksi-Nuia and turn left at the Loodi bus stop. Then drive 400 m along the stone road to the parking area. Cross the bridge to get to the start of the hiking trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.271332
longitude: 25.591798
L-EST 97 x: 6460063 y: 593402