North-Estonia is a perfect place for a nature holiday. Lahemaa National Park, the oldest national park in Estonia, is located here. At the Palmse Visitor Centre of the State Forest Management Centre, every visitor can watch an 18-minute overview slideshow about that stunning tourist destination, and ask for the information on how to travel and have a rest at Lahemaa. The State Forest Management Centre has built many hiking trails, nature study trails, camping areas, forest houses, nature centres, and it teaches people to act in a sustainable way when in nature.
In summer time, it is especially pleasurable to get around in natural surroundings by bicycle. Bicycles are rented by many accommodation establishments which also provide great suggestions on interesting sights in the surrounding area.
Snowshoeing in a bog of Lahemaa or Kõrvemaa provides an interesting experinece. One can also rent snowshoes at Sagadi Manor in order to look for adventure in natural surroundings by their own. Many various nature outings with instructors are offered at Sagadi.
In North-Estonia, there are many possibilities to take canoe rides down the rivers or along the coast. A little different is the Mermaid Ride on the Põltsamaa River at Ao.
In an organized manner, one can watch bears at Alutaguse; observe animal tracks, learn to listen to bird songs, and observe bird migration in several places.