Natural park “Belasica” is located in the unique mountain, in the southwestern part of Bulgaria, on the border with Greece and Macedonia.
Until now, Belasica has identified about 1200 plant species, some of which are protected from the Law on Biological Diversity, Bulgarian and Balkan endemics (species that meet only in a certain area), as well as species included in the Convention on International Trade with Intimidated species of the flora and fauna diversity. Established with more than 1500 species are negligible and about 180 species of abrasive animals.
Birds in the area of the mountain with 120 species. An extreme interest is represented by the Mediterranean species of birds that encounter a very small and limited part of the Bulgarian territory. Such as, for example, the orchid hippopotamus (Sylvia hortensis Gmelin), the small olive smith (Hippolais pallida Hemprich & Ehrenberg). Two species of birds with the Balkan endemic – Eremophila alpestris balcanica Reichenow and Prunella collaris subalpina Brehm.
Belasica is declared for protected territory in order to observe protected and endemic plant and animal species, unique and representative communities and ecosystems in the bezalga mountain zone.
The main routes in the park will reach up to two houses – “Belasica” and “Kongur”, the end point of which is the Belasica mountain. Маршрути има од селата Коларово, Ключ и Скрът. The “Kongur” route to the Tumba River, where the boundaries of the three countries are collected, goes principally to the mountain and the main hills, including the highest peak of Belasica – Radomir (2029 m above sea level). In the park with four tematic templates – “The Beads and Blossoms of Belasica”, “The Chestnut Life”, “The Roads of the Ants” and “Friends”. Following the routes, are placed information boards with interesting and captivating facts, familiar with tourists with the meat, animal and vegetable world.
At the foot of the natural park “Belasica” there are eight villages, which reach many of the marked touristic routes.