The National park „Kenozerskiy“ was founded by the ordinance of the Government of the Russian Federation on the 28th of December 1991 occupying the square of 139 663 hectares.
It is situated in the south-western part of the Arkhangelsk region on the border between the Plesetskiy and Kargopolskiy districts, it borders the Republic Kareliya in the west. The park’s territory looks like the elongated polygon. The maximum distance from the south to the north – 72 km, from the west to the east – 27km.
The National park „Kenozerskiy“ is a specially protected territory. It is an example of the historical human’s environment and a place where the age-old history and culture of the Russian North has been saved. The well-preserved natural complexes and objects, numerous monuments of the material and spiritual culture, architecture, monumental painting, icon-painting, archeology, and the rich ethnographic material are the evidence.