Natural and Cultural heritage
Kenozero National Park - a specially protected natural area - is a reference system for historical human habitat, an artefact that has preserved the centuries-old history and culture of the Russian North. Evidence of this is preserved in natural complexes and objects, numerous monuments of material and spiritual culture, architecture, monumental painting, iconography, archeology, and rich ethnographic material.
History of Kenozero
The history of the development of Kenozerye since ancient times, the Slavic settlement and the life of monasteries.
The cultural landscapes of the Kenozero National Park define its unique value as an object of cultural and natural heritage of federal and world significance.
The formation of modern marshes in the north of Europe began with the retreat of the glaciers about 10 thousand years ago. This process is actively continuing today.
The territory of the Park itself is covered by three-quarters of the forest taiga vegetation.
Rivers and lakes
The total area of water bodies is 20.3 thousand hectares, which makes 14.4% of the territory of the national park.
Unique natural objects
The watershed of two oceans, the canyon of the Porzhenka River, ship groves, the lake-channel system of 12 lakes