Lahemaa is an important conservation area, home to many charismatic mammal species such as moose, brown bears, and lynxes. The varied habitats of seashore, bogs, forests, and wetlands provide homes for different animal and plant species. These environments also provide visitors with the opportunity to enjoy walks through dense forest or along a sandy beach, soaking up the glorious nature and providing numerous photo opportunities.
Birdwatchers and budding ornithologists should add Korvemaa Nature Reserve to their Baltic travel itinerary. Numerous rare bird species migrate through Korvemaa in the fall. The dense forests, marshes and lakes, create habitats for these migrating bird species as well as brown bears, wolves, and other mammals that live safely within the reserve. Korvemaa Nature Reserve is also well known for its cross country skiing trails.