The reserve protects a unique preserved area of long-flooded forests in the middle reaches of the Dnipro River with their numerous straits, reed thickets and forest outliers. Floodplain lakes are decorated with the European white water lily (Nymphaea alba), water caltrop (Trapa natans) and floating fern (Salvinia natans).
Once such ecosystems used to be typical, but as a result of creation of the system of hydropower plants on the Dnipro River only small areas of the former rich floodplain remained unflooded.
length of routes
This is a reserve territory we protect. Visiting is allowed only as part of an organized tour following the routes. Such a tour must be booked in advance at the reserve’s administration.
From the central bus station of Dnipro city by bus № 241, 2 km before end of the route
From the railway station of Dnipro city 29 km (46 min)
The nearest airport is in Dnipro city
The nearest railway station is in Dnipro city