The park was founded in 1994, and in 2008 it was granted the status of the national one. Dikansky National Park is located at the place of former ancestral home of Kochubey dynasty. The national nature park consists of such cultural sites of XVIII—XIX centuries as Triumphal Arch, Nikolaevskaia Church, bell tower of Nikolaevskaia Church, St. Troitsa Church.
Moreover, here are located seven important environmentally protected sites: Fesenkovy Gorby, Pisarevsky forest park. On the territory of national park there grow the Firry and Lilac groves, Kochubey oaks. In the forest eastward of Dikanka there is preserved the cave-monastery of 1602, which consists of eight caves.
Exactly on the entrance to Dikanka there are preserved 4 “Kochubey” oaks. These giant trees, which have already reached 600 - 800 years, are 20-22 meters high and 150 - 185 cm in diameter. These oaks are mentioned by A. Pushkin in the poem “Poltava”. According to the legend near these oaks the young Motria Kochubey met with hetman Mazepa.