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Borovets Mountain Bike Park in Bulgaria

Borovets Mountain Bike Park is suitable for all ages and is located in one of the most beautiful places in the country

Borovets Mountain Bike Park
Borovets Mountain Bike Park
Borovets Mountain Bike Park
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Mountain biking is one of the best outdoor activities in winter and summer in Bulgaria. That's why Borovets Mountain Bike Park is one of the most visited year-round places for mountain biking fans.

This park has become an ideal place for tourists and mountain bikers. Here, you have a chance to hit more than 12.4 miles (20 km) of marked routes with different complexity levels. Built by international standards, this park is suitable for both beginners and advanced riders.

Green, blue, and red routes are ideal for cross country, free riding, and cycling tours. In the Velopark, there is a specialized trail for a descent of 5,906 feet (1,800 meters), which hosts international competitions. Here, bicycles of various classes are offered for rent: from the most usual for walking around the resort to fully equipped for professional riders. There you will also find three lifts that serve the park.

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When is the best time to visit Borovets Mountain Bike Park?

Borovets Mountain Bike Park is open from May to October, providing a pleasant and sunny weather. It operates during weekdays from 9 am to 4:30 pm and on weekends from 10 am to 4:30 pm, making it the best time to visit the park. Show more

Where can I rent a bicycle for a ride in Borovets Mountain Bike Park?

There are various locations where you can rent bicycles for any age or skill. The bike park’s starting point and the city of Samokov provide bike rentals, as well as many bike rental shops around the resort area. Show more

What are the different levels of difficulty for the biking routes?

Borovets Mountain Bike Park has different routes of complexity, offering green, blue, and red routes. Green trails are easy, while blue ones are good for intermediate riders. Red routes provide an ultimate adrenaline rush, and the Velopark is only designated for professional riders. Show more

Can children participate in mountain biking at Borovets Mountain Bike Park?

Children can ride at Borovets Mountain Bike Park, with easy-green trails offered and children's bike rentals available. Moreover, private lessons or small group instructors are accessible for kids to ride safely and have a great time. Show more

How long does it take to complete a route at Borovets Mountain Bike Park?

The trail difficulty level and rider’s ability determines how long it takes to cover the trails in Borovets Mountain Bike Park. A green path usually takes about half an hour, while red trails take an hour or more. The park is expansive, and the stunning mountain scenery makes many riders take their cycling at a leisurely pace. Show more

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