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Vodlozersky National Park

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Description of Vodlozersky National Park

Vodlozersky National Park (Vodlozersky Biosphere Reserve) is partially located in Karelia, partly in the Karelia and Arkhangelsk region. It is the largest national park in Europe. Vodlozersky National Park stretches 150 kilometers from south to north and tens of kilometers from west to east. Located in the basin of Lake Vodlozero and the river Ileksa. It occupies 130 thousand hectares in Eastern Karelia and 298 thousand hectares in the north-west of the Arkhangelsk region.

The territory of the park is divided into three forest areas:

Vodlozerskoye forestry - the center of the village of Kuganavolok (Vodlozersky branch of the park), Karelia
Pudozhskoe staircase - the village of Valdai, Karelia
Ilekskoe staircase - the town of Onega (Onega branch of the park), Arkhangelsk region
The park administration is located in Petrozavodsk.

History
The park was formed in 1991. In 2001, UNESCO granted the park the status of a biosphere reserve.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips

 

 

 

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