10.1.2023 | Nature
Peipsi lake ice declared safe to walk on
Text Mark Taylor
Photo Visit Estonia / Priidu Saart
On Saturday, January 7, the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) announced that walking on the ice on Peipsi lake is now permitted up to a distance of 2km from the shoreline. However, both people and vehicles are not allowed on the ice in several locations in the region.
Just as on Vanik, Pabra and Kriiva lakes, the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) announced on Saturday, January 7 that walking on the ice at Peipsi lake is allowed up to a distance of 2 km from the shore. Although it is now possible to walk on all of the above lakes, it is still not allowed to take a vehicle onto the ice at any of these locations.
It is not permitted either on foot or with a vehicle to go onto the ice at Narva Reservoir, Narva River, along the Võhandu River, as well as the Ranna-Pungerja estuary, at the northernmost part of Peipsi lake.
It is also possible to walk on the ice at Pihkva and Lämmi lakes south of Peipsi.
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