And this year, in support of the initiative "Let's clean up Bulgaria in one day, employees of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate" and volunteers cleaned parts of the Park's visitor infrastructure.Read more >>
In connection with the 40th anniversary of the declaration of the "Northern Jendem" reserve, the "Central Balkan National Park" Directorate announces a competition for children's drawing, under the title "Four seasons in the Central Balkan".Read more >>
The movement, stay and parking of motor vehicles is temporarily restricted on the road Troyanski prohod - Dermenka hut in the National Park
Restricted access is introduced on road No. 12 Troyanski prohod locality - Dermenka hut for visitors to the NPCB with motor vehicles (including ATVs and UTVs of all classes) for the purpose of tourism, allowing the movement of up to 10 motor vehicles per day, only on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.Read more >>
The road rehabilitated under the Operational Program "Environment" from the Beklemeto area to the Dermenka hut was officially opened
On August 10, a ceremony was held for the official opening of the road that connects the high mountain pass "Beklemeto" with the "Dermenka" hut in the "Central Balkan" National Park.Read more >>
To be a ranger for a day - this was the challenge for the children who yesterday participated in celebrating the World Ranger Day in Pavel Banya, organized by the "Central Balkan National park" Directorate. The sessions concluded with the presentation of certificates for the acquisition of "junior ranger" skills, and all participants received gifts.Read more >>
For the fourth consecutive year, the "Central Balkan National Park" Directorate celebrated Ranger's Day - July 31, dedicated to the park employees who take care of the protection of the protected territory, through a children's and youth holiday.Read more >>
On July 21 and 22, employees of the "Central Balkan National Park" Directorate participated in UZANA POLYANA FEST
Following the kind invitation of the Municipality of Gabrovo, employees of the "Central Balkan National Park" Directorate participated in the event held every year in the area of Uzana, near the town of Gabrovo, together with part of the team of the Natural Science Museum - Cherni Osam, which are partners of the Park Directorate.Read more >>
An annual plan for the use of medicinal plants in the Central Balkan National Park for 2023 has been approved.
By Order No. RD-138/ 21.07.2023 of the Director of the Central Balkan National Park, the Annual Plan for the use of medicinal plants in the Central Balkan National Park, 2023 (Plan 2023) was approved.Read more >>
Tsarichina Reserve was declared on July 18, 1949. It is located near the village of Ribaritsa, at the northern foot of Mount Vezhen. There are more than 30 species of mammals in Tsarichina, 75 of the more than 90 species of birds found in the reserve nest there. It houses over 600 species of plants. After beech, spruce, fir and white mulberry are the most widespread - here is its northernmost location in the world. You can see the beautiful colors of the rhododendron, of the fire-red charmer - queen, which gave the reserve its name.Read more >>
The Sokolna Reserve is part of the Central Balkan National Park. It was declared a reserve on July 11, 1979, in order to preserve characteristic habitats and localities of rare and protected species in the Balkan massif of Triglav.The “Peeshti Skali” (Singing Rocks) reserve is located in the northeastern part of the Park. It was declared as such on July 11, 1979. It was created with the aim of preserving high mountain treeless habitats, natural beech forests and characteristic fauna of the Rositsa river basin.Read more >>
Final press conference was held under Project No. BG16M1OP002-3.007-0006 "Restoration and protection of natural habitats and species in the Central Balkan National Park"
On June 30 (Friday) in the Education and Information Center of the "Central Balkan National Park" Directorate in the city of Gabrovo, a final press conference was held under Project No. BG16M1OP002-3.007-0006 "Restoration and protection of natural habitats and species in the Central Balkan National Park" , approved by Order No.RD-OP-96/26.09.2018 of the Minister of Environment and Water, under the Operational Program "Environment 2014-2020",Read more >>
During the past week - on June 20 and 22, a total of 58 children aged between eight and nine years from the school "Vela Blagoeva" - Veliko Tarnovo. Veliko Tarnovo and their teachers walked the route of the eco-trail Vidimsko praskalo. The hikes were held as part of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate's educational program - "The Park as a Classroom", the "With a Ranger in Central Balkan" initiative. The groups were accompanied by rangers and experts, employees of the Park Directorate.Read more >>
Central Balkan National Park Directorate organizes the cleaning of objects in the protected territory on the occasion of June 5
Employees of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate participated in a campaign to clean up objects in the protected territory characterized by increased attendance. On Friday, June 2, the area of the Haydushka pesen hut in the territory of the village of Chiflik was cleaned. Employees from the "Troyan" Park Section and from the Park Directorate in the city of Gabrovo took part in the action. The following day - Saturday, cleaning was carried out along the high mountain pass Troyan - KarnareRead more >>
After checking, it turned out to be bird released in 2022 from the adaptation aviary in the locality of Shopov egrek, Central Balkan National Park. After its release, the bird was kept and settled permanently in the area of the aviary, where it was last recorded on April 30, 2022. The distance traveled between the release site and the surveillance in Serbia is 430 km.Read more >>
Forty-one projects of students have been ranked in the first phase of the XVth edition of the National Student Competition "Ambassadors of Health"
he competition is organized by the Ministry of Health in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Environment and Water, the State Agency for Child Protection, the Regional Office of the World Health Organization in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian youth Red Cross and the National Center for Public Health and Analysis.Read more >>
By order of the Director of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate, the movement, standing and parking of motor vehicles (including ATVs and UTVs of all classes) on the road of Beklemeto - Dermenka hut from Appendix No. 3.2.3. Roads with free access and parking lots to them in the Central Balkan Natinal Park, Management Plan 2016-2025, in connection with the safe implementation of the repair and restoration activities on the road until 25/06/2023.Read more >>
The theme of 2023 is "From agreement to action: Build back biodiversity"Read more >>
The plan is drawn up in accordance with the Protected Areas Low and aims to regulate and administer the use of medicinal plants, non-medicinal wild fruits and mushrooms on the territory of the Central Balkan National Park, under so as not to allow damage to the natural habitats and species where the collection is carried out, creating prerequisites for the development of an environmentally friendly livelihood of the population.Read more >>
Central Balkan National Park Directorate and Natural History Museum - Cherni Osam village celebrated World Water Day together
World Water Day - March 22 - was celebrated with a celebration in the yard of the Natural History Museum in the village of Cherni Osam. More than 40 children and Museum visitors participated in the event. The main topic of the talks were the rivers, the living conditions in them, the organisms that inhabit them and live nearby, the importance of water bodies, as well as the human impact on river ecosystems.Read more >>
The Ministry of Health announces the beginning of the 15th edition of the National Student Competition "Ambassadors of Health". The purpose of the competition is to promote a healthy lifestyle among young people, emphasizing the prevention of behavioral and health risk factors related to unhealthy eating, low physical activity, alcohol abuse and smoking.Read more >>
Draft of an Annual plan for livestock grazing and using of hay in the Central Balkan NP 2023 was announced with an Order of CBNPD Director.Read more >>
By Order of the Director of the Central Balkan National Park Directorate, movement, standing and parking on road No. 17 - Neshkovtsi locality - Kiselitsa locality from Annex 3.1.16 - "Road infrastructure in the CBNP" is prohibited without exception due to violation of the abutments of a bridge.Read more >>
The road town of Kalofer - Panitsite locality - Botev peak is closed for motor vehicle traffic for the purpose of tourism
By order of the Director of the Central Balkans National Park Directorate, a restricted access road, according to the Management Plan of the national park, Kalofer - Panitsike - Botev peak is closed to motor vehicle traffic for the purpose of tourisRead more >>
Hut “Momina poliana” is situated in the place Momina poliana, on the western slope of peak Mominski chukar.
The hut is located in the place where the Malka and Golyama River merge into the Stara River, along the path Karlovo - Vassil Levski Hut, at 964 m. above sea level.
Mountain hut “Rai” was built in 1935 in the Raia place, at the southern foot of mountain peak Botev, at 1560 meters above sea level.
Ravnets hut is situated at 1250m above sea level, in Chobanski egrek place and it is a solid two-storey building. The hut can accommodate 35 guests.
The hut is built in 1926 and it is the first hut in Stara planina mountain. Vassil Levski hut is situated at 1450m above the sea level, in “Golyamata gyurla”,a place where the two initial tributaries of Stara Reka (River) flows into each other.
It is situated within the territory of “Stara reka” reserve, at 1100m above the sea level, on the path to “Hubavets” and “Vassil Levski” huts.
The popular tourist hut Mazalat is built on the main mountain ridge, in the place Mandrishteto, at 1520 meters above sea level.
It consists of two buildings with total capacity of 111 beds in rooms with 2,3,4,5 and more beds and two premises with plank-beds.
Eho hut is built below the very peak of Yumruka at an elevation of some 1700 m. From this hut beautiful panorama opens to the whole Vezhen section to the West and the region of the Kozya Stena hut to the East.
Kozya Stena hut is located some fifty meters lower and South of the main crest, in the beginning of the Dalgia Nos (Uzunborun in Turkish) watershed ridge, at an elevation of 1560 m.
It is located in the site of Rogacheva Gora at an elevation of some 870 m. The hut has 70 beds and additional cabins.
It is located on a beautiful clearing into a site with the same name, at an elevation of 1530 m. It was built in 1961 – 1964 by the Tourist Society of Stratesh – Lovech.
Dobrila hut is located on a saddle pasture between the peaks of Ambaritsa and Dobrila at an elevation of 1750 m. It is built by the tourists from Sopot town in 1928.
Pleven hut is located in the site of Bazov Dyal below the peak of Botev, at an elevation of 1504 m. It was built in 1967 – 1971. It consists of two massive buildings and a separate wooden construction.
The hut, called in the past Maragidik, was built by the Sevlievo tourists in 1927 on the left bank along the upper stream of Tazha River.
The hut is located southeast of the peak of Mazalat, on a clearing below the rock formations of Germekaya, at an elevation of 1400 m.
It is located in the site of Sredocheto, at a elevation of 1110 m, on a large opening above the valley of Tazha River.
Orlovo Gnezdo shelter is located on the crest of Stara Planina, east of the Beklemeto Pass, at an elevation of 1534 m.
Marinka shelter is located on the Marinka saddle, 40 minutes of the peak of Botev.