Nature Sites

Vasaristi cascade
The cascade is made up of three waterfalls (0.5; 1.5; and 1.6 m in height) and with about ten escarpments, the water falls about 4 metres in 10 metres. The cascade has retreated, which has resulted in a canyon valley that is more than 10 m deep. It is possible to see limestone from the middle...
Treppoja cascade
Treppoja cascade is located in the spot where the catchment area of Treppoja, which is approx. 10 km long and 20 km2 wide, begins from Illurma klint cape and then slides down through the slope of the limestone plateau into the Lahepere klint bay. There are six up to 1.5 m escarpments within one...
Tuhala Witch's Well
According to folklore, the witch's well will rise to a boil when Tuhala witches whisk in the well. This periodically rising spring – part of an underground river in the Tuhala karst region of the Nabala-Tuhala ecological reserve – overflows during times of high-water. It overflows at a speed of 100...
Keila waterfall
Keila waterfall is located on Keila River in Harju County, Keila rural municipality, Keila-Joa small town. A full 6 metres high, and tens of metres wide, Keila waterfall is the third largest waterfall in Estonia; after the Narva and Jägala waterfalls. There is a road from the park along the...
Purekkari Cape
Purekkari cape is the northernmost place of mainland Estonia. The cape is 1.5 km long, covered with rocks and boulders, and located on the Pärispea Peninsula in Lahemaa National Park. There is a small island at the end of the cape, which can be reached only when the water level is low. Thorny...
Nõmmeveski waterfall
The waterfall is 16–17 meters wide and only 1.2 meters high, but it is deservedly compared to the larger Northern Estonian waterfalls, such as Keila and Jägala. As the waterfall retreated, a canyon of almost 470 meters was formed, which is a beautiful sight that adds a sense of the primordial and...
Türisalu klint and platform
Türisalu klint is one of the most impressive nature object on the Northern Estonian limestone coast, towering up to 31 metres. Platform of the Türisalu klint with its romantic sea view and easy access is a popular destination among the citizens of Tallinn; the high vantage point affords a...
Guided tours in Lahemaa National Park
Hikes and tours in Lahemaa National Park with a local nature guide. Walk the trails of Lahemaa with a certified nature guide Riina Laanetu. The price per hour for a tour in Estonian is €17; and in English or Russian €20. The price depends on the size of the group, the duration of the tour, and...
Blue Springs of Saula, sacrifical springs
In Estonia, springs have always been considered holy; most were thought to have healing powers. Blue Springs of Saula include three quite large springs with a water flow of 20–30 m per second. The variation in colour of the springs (Siniallikas is greenish blue, Mustallikas is brownish black and...
River Jägala and suspension bridge
River Jägala begins in the village of Ahula that stands on the western edge Pandivere uplands; then, it runs through Northern Estonia and flows into Ihasalu Bay of the Gulf of Finland. The upper course of the 97-kilometre river flows through the bogs of Kõrvemaa. There is a suspension bridge with...
Jägala Waterfall
Jägala Waterfall is a waterfall in the lower course of the Jägala River, approximately 4 km before the river flows into the Gulf of Finland. The waterfall is approximately 8 metres high and more than 50 metres wide. It is the widest natural waterfall in Estonia. The waterfall is a peculiar sight...
Cape Juminda camping site
The tip of Juminda Peninsula, i.e. Cape Juminda, located on the northern coast between the Gulf of Kolga and the Gulf of Hara, is an intriguing place, as the spit of the cape continues under the water as a chain of large stones that move in case of larger waves. The water does not go deep very fast...
Kernu Manor Park and artificial lake
Kernu Manor is located in a beautiful place. Behind the manor, there is an old manor park, the oldest oak of which is estimated to be over 225 years old. In front of the manor, there is the picturesque Kernu artificial lake, where, in the summer, a lot of water lilies blossom. The artificial lake...