Sokolniki Park (Falcon Park) is located in the North of Moscow. It was named after the royal hunt that used to take place there in the 15th century.
Extended, the park now covers an area of 1,480 acres half of it wooded. It is divided into nine sectors. The sectors are dedicated to different tree species: maple, elm, birch, larch, etc.
The park’s lay out enables to take part in various leisure activities all year-long (swimming-pools, tennis courts in summer, ice rink in winter…) as well as more cultural pleasures (bandstand, library…). It also contains a child care village.