Soomaa National Park

Photo: Soomaa National Park (Estonia) Soomaa National Park is the second largest national park in Estonia. The park has bogs, large mires, sand dunes and what the locals call a ‘fifth season’ due to floods in springtime. Created in 1993, the park is located on the border of Pärnu and Viljandi Counties. Key Links soomaa.com …

Bogs

Photo: Soomaa National Park (Estonia) A bog is a mire that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses. It is one of the four main types of wetlands. Other names for bogs include mire, quagmire and muskeg; alkaline mires are called fens. – Wikipedia International Bog Day is celebrated the 4th Sunday of …