Harku forest nature trail (8 km)

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!
The trail introduces the dunes of Harku, different types of forest and mires, and Harku Manor with its species-rich manor park. The trail descriptions were prepared by Martin Suuroja.
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Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking area to the north-west of Harku forest for 10 cars at the start of the trail and parking area for 100 cars in Tähetorni street
AmenitiesAt the start of the trail there is an information board with a map and general information. There are 13 points of interest along the trail. It may take 3-5 hours to walk the trail. It is a loop trail, i.e. returns to its starting point, but it can also be taken in sections, e.g. up to Harku Manor.
Hiking options yes
SightsHarku dunes, pine forest, peat bog, bog pools, Harku manor park
Winter accessibilityAccess roads are kept clear of snow; no snow removal on the nature trail.
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
LocationTähetorni street, on the outskirts of the city of Tallinn, Harku municipality Object no 5 on recreation area map
Driving directionsHarku Forest nature trail in Harku municipality starts at the parking area, located at the north-western edge of Harku forest, by Tähetorni street, 700 m from the junction of Kadaka tee and Tähetorni street. Near the junction there is the bus stop for routes no. 10, no. 20 and no. 20A. See timetables here. Get off at the Kadaka pst (bus route no. 10) or Nõva (routes no. 20 and 20A) bus stop.   
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.386363
longitude: 24.627479
L-EST 97 x: 6583321 y: 535660