VYZHNYTSIA NATIONAL NATURE PARK
Typical landscape in Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

A typical landscape in Vyzhnytsia National Nature Park

Vyzhnytsia National Nature Park is located in Vyzhnytsia District of Chernivtsi Oblast. In its today’s form, the Park was established in 1995, although the history of its creation dates back to late 1940s. The Park stretches over the interfluve area between the Cheremosh and the Siret rivers. The area now totals 11238 hectares.

 

The Park's key purposes are the protection of the Carpathian biological diversity, regeneration and rational use of the area's natural resources. Therefore, its territory is broken into the following functional zones:

 

  • protected zone – 2087.2 hectares
  • regulated recreation zone – 4853.3 hectares
  • permanent recreation zone – 21.8 hectares
  • commercial zone – 4275.7 hectares

 

According to recent researches, the Tracheophyt flora in the Park's territory includes 621 species. Its plants belong to 91 families. The fauna includes 3000 species, 217 of which are vertebrates (84.8% from their total quantity in the Carpathians). Many flora and fauna species living in the Park are included in the Red Book of Ukraine and international lists of animals subject to protection.

 

Photos courtesy of http://www.npp.cv.ua/turism.php

The spring in the Park

Spring in Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine
River in Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Fir-trees in the winter

Fir-trees in the winter, Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

A forester's hut

A forester's hut in Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Park's winter panorama

Winter panorama in Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Rock formations

Rock formations in Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Park's mountains in the winter, partly clouded

Clouded mountains in the winter, Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Standing on the skies

Standing on the skies, Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Polonyna, a steep meadow

Polonyna, a steep meadow, Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Park's coniferous forest covered with snow

Coniferous forest covered with snow, Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

Waterfalls on the Vyzhenka river

Waterfalls on the Vyzhenka river, Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

A forester's hut in the winter

Forester's hut in the winter, Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

So looks the core of the Carpathians

Rock formations, the core of the Carpathians, Vyzhnytsky National Nature Park, Vyzhnytsya District, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

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