Warm weather of last week has caused a quick snow melting and a rapid rise of water in rivers of Soomaa National Park. According to data of Riisa water observation station at Halliste river the rise has been +160 cm for last three days, since water level started to climb. See PHOTOS from Read More …
Smallest streams of Soomaa have now nice water level due to a rainy week. Some have even little flooding on the meadows and in the floodplain forests. (photos: Algis Martsoo)
Enjoy awesome pictures from canoeing adventure in Soomaa National Park. Photos are taken by Kristjan Lust / Blizzardfoto , 26 of April 2014 on Lemmjõgi River. See more shots from canoe and from heaven on Kristjan’s Flickr page Even more pictures see on Ilmar Roosmaa blog
Last issue of Lonely Planet Traveller, the UK’s best selling travel magazine has a story on 52 best weekend breaks away. Magazine is recommending the canoe-making workshop and wilderness canoe trip with camping in Soomaa National Park to their readers.
Swedish nature magazine Sveriges Natur had a paddle trip in flooded forests of Soomaa National Park. Pictures in Flickr Pictures in Facebook
Estonian Amazon – Canoeing Soomaa Keskus – Karuskose EveryTrail
We did a small test trip today, paddling in forest ditches. Not really enough water yet, and ice is still a problem. Karuskose – Tõramaa Canoe Trip in the Forest EveryTrail and beyond
The time of early spring floods is known as the fifth season in the Riisa Village in Soomaa. There isn’t enough room in the river basins of the Rivers Halliste, Raudna and their tributaries for the water from the melting snow and so it floods the floodplain meadows and even the floodplain forests. This is Read More …
Ramsar website writes about an international conference on “Mires and Wilderness” organised on 18-20 April 2011 by the Estonian Fund for Nature (ELF). On the next day after conference the participants visited Soomaa Ramsar Site. During the annual spring floods, the so-called “fifth season”, they visited the flooded river plains and forests in canoes. Canoe Read More …
Nice series of photos are uploaded to Flickr by one of our customer. Enjoy!