Nature is a generous host but very fragile
1. You are in a national park. Before entering the protected area, please make sure that you are aware of all of the rules and restrictions in force.
2. Moving around, gathering berries, nuts and mushrooms and swimming are allowed throughout the protected area, except in the nature reserve and in cases established in the rules.
3. Driving and parking motor vehicles is not allowed beyond designated roads and car parks, except in cases of scientific field work, monitoring and rescue work and agricultural, forest and reed collection activities established in the rules.
4. Moving around on private land is regulated by the Law of Property Act and the Nature Protection Act.
5. Camping and making fires is allowed with the permission of the manager of the protected area in specially arranged and designated places only. Camping and making fires in calm traffic areas is allowed with the permission of the owner.
6. Fishing is allowed in the national park only with a fishing permit or card. Such valid documents also serve as a permit to access the fishing areas designated on them. Fishing in areas with no restrictions on movement is regulated by the general provisions of the Fishing Act (from the border of the protected area on the left bank of the Penijõgi River to the Penijõgi observation tower and on piers in the national park).
7. If you become aware of activities that are potentially harmful to the environment or that you suspect are illegal, call the Environmental Inspectorate hotline (1313).
Hiking trails may run through grazing areas. As such, please:
● do not disturb the cattle;
● use specially arranged places or crossings to pass grazing enclosures; if these do not exist, make sure you close all gates; and
● keep dogs on a leash when in the national park and do not bring dogs onto trails crossing grazing land.
Upon leaving, please:
● do not leave garbage behind – take it to a garbage collection point.