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07/04/2021 Forest Week in Bulgaria

Since 1925, the entire first week of April has been celebrated as Forest Week. For 2021 it is from 5 to 11 April and is held under the motto "The forest is health".

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Experts of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate and the Natural History Museum - Cherni Osam village made 32 houses for dormice.

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21/07/2020 Central Balkan National Park Directorate has commissioned the repair of an existing road from Beklemeto locality to Dermenka

Rehabilitation activities are carried out within the Contract under the project "Restoration and protection of natural habitats and species in Central Balkan National Park", funded by the Operational Program "Environment 2014 - 2020".

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The Krustcite peak

It is located along the main crest trail Dobrila hut – Botev Peak, which follows the watershed crest between the Troyan and the Kalofer mountains. Given the high avalanche risk it is not recommended for hiking in winter. For the alpine hikers it is a traverse of IV b category. In nice, clear weather it offers unforgettable vistas towards Northern and Southern Bulgaria. It is a section of the Kom-Emine hiking trail.
Hiking from the West – from the direction of the Golyam Kupen, you would pass a rock terrain and grass tuffs, to the right and to the South, the trail shall shortcut the peak of Malak Krustets and steep up again, through juniper bushes will reach a narrow opening in the rocks, the main crest shortcut from the North following marked by hardly visible trail in the region of the peak of Golyam Krustets. Along the western slope of this sharp peak, the trail becomes larger and continues to the Kostenurkata. The name of this massif is linked to the legend of Krali Marko – here were the wheat fields of the legendary hero. The height of the Krustcite is 2034 m. the region is interesting from a botanical point of view, the invertebrate fauna of the region is also impressive.
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