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Everything has it's own source as in the fairy-tales "Once upon a time..." Natural park Razna also has it's own history and beginning and we hope that thanks to our humanity and understanding it will have a happy future!
Approximately 16 thousand years ago the melting of ice started in the south-eastern part of Latvia and the territory gradually set free from ice covering. As a result original natural relief was formed-mountains and lake. Today we know this territory as natural reserve Razna.
The whole territory of the natural reserve "Razna" is 532 square km, from which 86 square km (18%) are covered by lakes' waters. The biggest lake is Razna. It's area including islands is 57810ha.
There is plenty of significant natural monuments situated on the park's
territory such as Big lime- tree mountain (289,3m above the sea level,
mountain Dzirkalu (2863), Makonkalns (247,9m) as well as cultural historical
monuments of local and state importance . Forests occupy almost 20% from all
territory of the park. The population is 5000 people, most of them are