Reminder for visitors
  • Try not to leave traces behind when travelling in the nature and keep the peace here.
  • When moving around in the nature, follow the freedom to roam practices.
  • A permit from the land owner is required when moving around on marked/fenced private property.
  • Camp and make a fire only on places prepared and marked for that. When leaving the campfire site, put out your fire. It is permitted to camp and make a fire in a yard with a permit from the land owner.
  • It is allowed to pick berries, mushrooms and everything else that is edible in the whole reserve.
  • It is permitted to drive on the roads of the reserve with a motor and off-road vehicle, but not in the area between the rivers Soodla and Valgejõgi that is a part of the conservation zone of the reserve. It is permitted there to ride a bicycle and, with a permit from the manager of the reserve, a motor vehicle for organising national defence and a land owner is allowed to use his or her personal vehicle for driving in order to reach one’s property.
  • It is allowed to drive a water vessel without an engine on the water bodies in the reserve.
  • Keep your dog on a leash when walking in the nature.
  • Fishing is allowed with one simple hand line, but not on Lake Mähuste.
  • Fishing is allowed with recreational fishing gear on the River Soodla and on lakes Jussi Suurjärv and Jussi Väinjärv, but not with gillnets, bottom longlines, a harpoon gun and harpoons that are allowed to be used for fishing only for scientific purposes.
  • Additional feeding of the game is prohibited in the reserve.
  • Battue and wildfowling are prohibited in the reserve throughout the year.
  • The hunting of raccoon dogs, American mink and muskrat is allowed in the conservation zones of Tagavälja and Jussi and also in the limited management zones of Suru and Nahe.
  • Hunting in the conservation zones of Ämmakäpp and Kivijärv and in the limited management zone of Koitjärv is allowed from 1 August to 31 March, not including battue and wildfowling that are prohibited throughout the year.
  • Hunting is allowed in the limited management zone of Uurita.
  • Organising a public event in the conservation zones with more than 30 participants requires a permit from the Environmental Board.
  • Organising a public event in a place in the limited management zones that is not designated requires a permit from the Environmental Board.

 

If you notice damages to nature or the visitor facilities, notify by calling the number 1313. The emergency phone number is 112.