Another City - Home / Places / Parks / Black lake in Zelenograd

Black lake in Zelenograd

Black lake is a unique piece of wildlife in the center of Zelenograd, which is an industrial town in the Moscow region. Once you turn to the alley "Forest ponds", you leave all the city bustle behind and enter the kingdom of nature. Such a sharp change of the environment without heavy traffic is a shock at first. Despite the human interference in the enviroment of the place and active development of the peat Industry last century, the place hasn't lost its relict charm. Its variety and abundance of the flora and fauna, non-typical for such cities, fully approve it. Except the great amount of sometimes palm-size grasshoppers, frogs, dragonflies, voles and different birds, I was lucky to find a family of lizards.


There is no firm foothold on all the paths, and it is very interesting to walk on the surface of the bog. It is not dangerous, because a hard layer of turf easily withstands a person even of a heavy weight. At the same time, every step makes the ground move and brings you much excitement and thrilling feelings.

Author of the article and photos: misha-grizli

See other:

Benches for kisses Benches for kisses In Hermitage Garden, as well as in some other Moscow parks there appeared benches for kisses created by young designers in the framework of the competition aimed at th... Подробнее...
The Main Botanical Garden of Russian Academy of Sciences The Main Botanical Garden of Russian Academy of Sciences The Main Botanical Garden of Russian Academy of Sciences is located in the northeast of the city ("Vladykino" is the nearest metro station). Its area is large. It's a v... Подробнее...
Elk Island National Nature Park Elk Island National Nature Park Elk Island straddles the boundary between Moscow proper and the suburbs of the north-west of the city, and is home to an amazing variety of animal and plant life. Подробнее...
Golitsyn ponds at Gorky Park Golitsyn ponds at Gorky Park You can find lots of beautiful birds in Golitsyn ponds at the Central Gorky Park in Moscow, such as graceful swans, a big family of ducks with a brood of ducklings, pig... Подробнее...
Summer in Muzeon Park - colors and forms... Summer in Muzeon Park - colors and forms... Muzeon Park was established by the City of Moscow in 1992 and currently displays over 700 sculptures. It is split into themed sections, i.e. the Oriental Garden, Pushki... Подробнее...

Our Friends


Specialist and job on the map www.profikarta.ru

Unusual Moscow tours www.stepbystep-msk.ru

Non-profit organization 'Medical Clowns'

Asthma Association Astmatik.net

Search for Missing Children www.lizaalert.org

Сharitable foundation "Happy world" www.hworldfund.ru

"Adoption in Russia" project www.usynovite.ru

Metro for everybody www.metro4all.ru

Culture. Services. News www.optimistclub.ru

Contact us

E-mail: admin@anothercity.ru