Kakerdaja bog hiking trail

The hiking trail of Kakerdaja bog is located in the Estonian Järva county, in the recreational area of Aegviidu-Kõrvemaa. Its length is seven kilometers, with two places for making a campfire along the route.

Description of the Kakerdaja hiking trail

The natural Kakerdaja trail runs along the Kakerdaja bog, stretching alongside Lake Kalijärv where a campfire spot is located. The second picnic area is called Noku.

The route can be started from two points. One of the options starts near Lake Väike-Kalijärv (a circle of lakes Kalijärve, length of 3 kilometers). The second option starts from the Noku campfire spot and passes through the Kakerdaja bog (length of 4 kilometers, round trip). Both points have parking lots.

The Kakerdaja hiking trail passes through a picturesque bog with beautiful lakes. There are wooden benches for resting in some places along the route. Swimming is possible here during the summer.

What to see on the trail

The Kakerdaja trail acquaints hikers with the upland bog. You will see various types of vegetation that are characteristic of this landscape. The route also features markings of old homesteads.

At the end of summer, it is possible to gather mushrooms and berries here, including blueberries and cranberries. Among the mushrooms in the local forest, you can find chanterelles, boletus, and porcini mushrooms.

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How to get to Kakerdaja

The distance from Tallinn to the Kakerdaja trail is 72.5 kilometers. The travel time is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. Most of the road is on an asphalt road, but at some point, you will have to turn onto a secondary road.

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Other hiking trails in Estonia

  • You can enjoy beautiful lakes while hiking the natural trail of Jussi. By the way, you can also fish here.
  • Consider taking a walk on the Valgejärve bog trail. Here you will see beautiful transparent lakes and different types of forests.
  • The Koprarada trail in Lääne-Viru County offers the opportunity to observe the activities of beavers.