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 1247. The emergency phone number is 112.