Lielupe Floodplain Meadows

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A wooden observation tower is intended for observation of the wild horses, birds, two rivers and city panorama.
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Viewing tower reaches the height of 19.2 metres or six floors; wooden stairs lead to the top observation platform. The first level of the tower is accessible also to the persons with reduced mobility.

A 3.2 km long Health Trail starts at the foot of the tower and leads towards the northern direction of the Palace Island; it is suitable for walks, Nordic walking and biking. Health Trail is closed during the nesting time of birds from April 1 to June 30, and at that time wild horses and birds can be observed only from the viewing tower.

Additional information

  • No more than 15 persons can be located in the viewing tower at the same time;
  • Children may climb the viewing tower only under supervision of adults;
  • It is prohibited to climb the viewing tower during storm and strong wind;
  • It is prohibited to climb the viewing tower if the steps and railing are covered with ice.

 

If you would like to have a guided excursion of the Palace Island, it should be booked beforehand by calling +371 20264343.

Last Updated: 15 January, 2021
Information sources: © visit.jelgava.lv