Belasitsa mountain is unique, very interesting and little known even for the people who live in its footstep. Divided between tree countries (Bulgaria, Greece and Macedonia (FYROM)) and being a place for dramatic events in the past, today it bridges three different nations.

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Natural park “Belasitsa” is the newest Natural park in Bulgaria. The park contributes to the biodiversity conservation and also to the ecotourism development.

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Ancient forests, protected and endemic plant and animal species, unique and representative community and ecosystems in treeless zone on the mountain Belasitsa.

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Belasitsa offers different and interesting opportunities for hiking and bicycle tourism. For visitors who prefer challenge, we offer long routes. Short routes around the villages and chalets give opportunities even to the most unprepared tourists to experience the magical world of this incredibly beautiful mountain.

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Welcome to the official website of the Directorate of Natural Park "Belasitsa"

IMGP0426The Directorate of Natural park “Belasitsa” in partnership with Petrich municipality, association “Young mountaineer” and Historical museum in Petrich celebrated the International mountain day on 11th December.

The event was held in Petrich. The Directorate of Natural park provided awards for all students, participated in the competition named “Word of myths and legends from my hometown” organized by association “Young mountaineer”. The first film for the mountain Belasitsa was also presented. The idea of the event was to raise the awareness about the importance of the mountains for life on Earth. Mountains occupy much of the planet's surface and play an important role in the sustainable development.

               

Map of the region

When the last tree is cut down,
the last fish eaten,
and the last stream poisoned,
you will realize that you cannot eat money.

Native American saying...