|Kolsai Lakes State National Nature Park (in Kazakh “Көлсай көлдері” мемлекеттік ұлттық табиғи паркі) was formed according to Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan No.88 of February 07, 2007.|
|The territory of the national park is divided into three zones with different access modes: protected mode (access is closed), tourist and recreational.|
|The flora of the national park has more than 700 species. There are plants listed in the Red Book of Kazakhstan — Kungei stipa (Stipa kungeica), golden adonis (Adōnis vernālis), Tianshan adonis (Adonis tyanschanica), orange yellow cress (Erysimum perofskianum), Schrenk’s spruce (Picea schrenkiana) and others.
The fauna is also rich and diverse — it has more than 200 species of vertebrates. It is home to representatives of 4 species of fish, 2 species of amphibians, 197 species of birds and 29 species of mammals.
Birds listed in the Red Book — blue whistling thrush, painted tit-warbler, golden eagle, bearded vulture, saker falcon, Himalayan vulture.
Among mammals, there are such red-book list animals as argali, Tianshan bear, snow leopard, Turkestan lynx, Central Asian otter (Lutra lutra seistanica).
|The climatic conditions of the territory, especially the mid-mountain zone of Kungei Alatau, are favorable for tourism, which is facilitated by a comfortable temperature regime, clean air, the absence of winds and extreme heat. The period duration according to the average daily air temperature +15 is 110-120 days. In the transitional seasons of the year, sunny, moderately humid weather with precipitation dominates.
Kolsai Lakes and Kaindy Lake are located on the territory of the park.