Zilie Kalni (Blue Hills) Nature Park in the Ogre municipality is popular with holiday makers, who lead an active lifestyle or just want a breath of fresh forest air.

An EU protected habitat – a coniferous forest growing on the esker ridge of the Ogre Blue Hills – covers most of the nature park's territory and is home to 18 protected plant species, six protected bird species and several protected insect species. 

A splendid view opens from the 30-meter-high observation tower on the highest of the hills.

Go for outdoor recreation

In summer

  • There are walking trails, educational trails and cycling trails in the park that can be used for Nordic Walking, jogging or other outdoor recreation purposes.
  • Water in Dubkalni Reservoir is clear and transparent which makes it perfect for diving. There are five picnic areas with benches, tables and fire pits.
  • There are outdoor fitness installations – a pull-up bar, parallel bars and an abdominal workout bench – in four locations in the forest.

In winter

  • If there is enough snow, cross-country ski tracks are maintained in the park. The total length of the ski tracks with uphill and downhill stretches is about 10 kilometers. The cross-country ski tracks run between Ogre and Ikskile towns.
  • Enjoy a ride downhill on a sled
  • Go for a ride in a dog sled

Wide variety of cultural, educational and sports events are organized in the nature park annually.

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Ogres Zilie kalni, Ogre
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Ogres Zilie kalni, Ogre