The best time for visit from June 15 to August 10. This is the most optimal period for swimming, the water temperature in rivers and lakes reaches 20-22 ° C. Autumn is a good time for walks in the forest, gathering mushrooms and berries, hiking. In winter you can take pleasure of such entertainments as skiing routes, tobogganing, ice fishing and others. Recreation in spring is favored with the appearance of fresh greens, the first flowers. Therefore, the climatic conditions of this period are especially useful for trips to the forest, going on boats and kayaks.
What to see: Museum of partisans' honor, mineral spring Svyatoy kolodets, Sapsho lake, archeological monument of old Russian city Verzhavsk and burial mounds dated VIII—XIII centuries, military fortifications, places of Great Patriotic War battles, house-museum of N.M.Przhevalsky, orthodox churches, ecological path "Predanya stariny glubokoi (A dimly remembered world)".
How to get to: the park is located 120 km from Smolensk. You can get there by regular bus to Przhevalskoe from the bus station in Smolensk and Demidov, by car on the Moscow-Minsk and Smolensk-Velizh roads, turning behind Demidov to Przhevalskoe settlement.