Vanapagana study trail (3 km)

Järva County, Sakala Recreation Area
The approx. 3 km loop trail – “Old Heathen’s” study trail – is meant for hikers interested in nature and heritage. The trail runs in the forest and passes through the former Tõrvaaugu village. The trail is intended for walking only. The nine points of interest along the trail give a brief overview of the natural and historical assets in the area and tell the story how Tõrvaaugu village was established. There are also some good berry and mushroom picking places along the trail. The trail is marked with red-yellow paint on posts, it takes about 1–1.5 hours to walk the trail.
Phone+372 435 7164
+372 526 1924
E-mail info.soomaa@rmk.ee
Type of objectStudy trail
Amenities The 9 points of interest
Camping facilities The nearest camping area and campfire site is in Metsavenna campfire site.
Hiking options yes
SightsThe 9 points of interest along the trail give a brief overview of the natural and historical assets in the area and tell the story how Tõrvaaugu village was established.
Berries and mushroomsMushrooms
Additional informationUsers of the rental hut can start the trail at Vanapagana rental hut. Others can start the trail in the centre of Rassi village, opposite the park and the former forest district office of Kabala. Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
LocationRassi village, Türi municipality, Järva County. Object no 8 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive 1 km towards Türi from Tõrvaaugu and follow the sign to Vanapagana. When coming from the direction of Türi, turn towards Pärnu at Särevere and after 3 km turn left towards Rassi. Drive about 18 km to the sign directing towards Vanapagana rental hut.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.632365
longitude: 25.368015
L-EST 97 x: 6499977 y: 579453