15/09/2020 This year's EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK theme is ‘Zero-emission mobility for all’

Central Balkan National Park will mark the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK with open days from 16 to 22 of September and an information stand in Markoteya City Park in Gabrovo.

Read more  >>
27/08/2020 ​Preventive activities against fires in forest natural habitats start in Central Balkan National Park

The Park Directorate assigns the implementation of fire-fighting measures under activity №11 Preventive activities against fires in forest natural habitats, within the Project "Restoration and protection of natural habitats and species in the Central Balkan National Park".

Read more  >>

News archive


Hut Pleven

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. It has 180 beds. It is supplied with electricity, water and central heating. From this place there is a gorgeous vista to the vertical northern rocks of Severen Dzhendem reserve and the peak of Botev, the northern slopes and ribs of the peaks of Mlechniya Chal and Zhultets.
Access points to the hut being:

  • Vidima (Apriltsi town) via the site of Kozarkata or the site of Mazaneto
  • Cherni Osam village via Yavorova laka hut

Pleven hut is an access point to the peak of Kostenurkata and the peak of Botev, as well as to the site of Vodnite Dupki. Section of the latter trail falls within the Severen Dzhendem reserve. The hiking here should be limited to the marked trail. The collection of mushrooms, forest fruits, herbs, the picking up of flowers and the bothering of wild animals is not allowed.


Topic information

Telephone of the object: 0889/233 325, 048/929 233
Address: Stara planina mountain
Phone number for making alerts and complaints: +35966801277
(week days from 8:00 to 16:30)
(in non-working hours)
or е-mail address: