About the national park
- Established in 2018, Alutaguse National park´s 44 331 hectares include 11 separate protected areas (mainly in Alutaguse parish): Puhatu, Agusalu, Muraka and Selisoo nature reserves; Kurtna, Smolnitsa, Jõuga, Iisaku, Struuga and Mäetaguse landscape reserves and River Narva low stream limited conservation area.
- Alutaguse National park was formed to protect and allow access to the extensive bog, forest and coastal landscapes together with our cultural heritage, characteristic to North East Estonia.
- Alutaguse National Park is affiliated to Natura 2000 - the EU network of protected areas.
- Agusalu and Muraka bogs form part of the framework of the internationally important Ramsar Convention.
Photo by Remo Savisaar