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Address: Meza maja, Jurmala LV - 2012, Latvia
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go there for full day hiking trip

accessable by train - go till station Ķemeri. best trail is the one in main Ķemeri swamp. be ready for moskitos until August

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

accessable by train - go till station Ķemeri. best trail is the one in main Ķemeri swamp. be ready for moskitos until August

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I came here with a friend during winter in December. We arrived shortly after sunrise and the ambience was simply ethereal. It was especially pretty as the swamp and wooden path/ bridges were covered in a light sheen of snowflakes. I would really recommend taking the longer route when you're on the wooden path as you'll pass by a lookout... More 

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Thank scclarissa
Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

great place for a weekend with your family or friends :) Especially good for walking in summer time :)

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Thank tormenta2333
Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I go to this park about once a week for nature hikes and photographing birds and small mammals. It is a lovely area and well maintained. There are trails, wooden walkways through the swamp and some towers for seeing above the trees. All very nice. I recommend this for anyone interested in a nice nature walk.

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Thank JohnRiga
Sheffield, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a large national park west of Riga. We came here for the bog walk. It is very well laid out with boards all round the 3 km or so walk over the bogs. There are board with interesting information but surprisingly no birdlife. Well worth doing if you are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

It's very beautiful trail with a wooden path and it's surrounded by a lot of various swamp plants, little trees and different kinds of birds. It is worth visiting. In the middle of trail there is lookout tower witch provides perfect view of surrounding swamps and plants.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We spent two days in the National park. Beautiful forests, nicely landscaped trails and observation towers. Too bad the trails for hiking are short (everyone goes by car?). We walked from Milzkalne to Kemeri. The big disadvantage and warning: "Recreation Centre" Valguma pasaule- It offers a place for a tent for 11 euros. The place is not suitable for tent,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We spent a half day in Kemeri. We prebooked a guide for our tour. She customized a tour for us with focus on birds and bird watching. We walked maybe some 3 kilometers and she showed us nature and told stories about birds there. After that we went to Kemeri Sanatorium, which is unique and beautiful building, but unfortunately it... More 

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Riga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Feels like you are transformed to 1930. Still feels the charm of that time... Beautiful an peaceful place. seems like 21th century hasn't got there yet. If you are planning to go there plan at least 4 hours for a walk and enjoying the sites.

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

If you are like me and like taking photos or different plants and animals and walking in the wilderness without risking to get lost, go there. If you are a bird watcher you will not be disappointed.

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