Under the Law on Protected Areas Directorate National Park “Rila” is a specialized regional body-alone entity reporting directly to the Ministry, a secondary officer. The functions and structure are set out in the Rules of Procedure of the National Park.

Field of activity:

management and protection of the National Park “Rila”
implementation of the management plan; procurement activities under the management plan and development plans and projects;
coordination and control activities carried out by other bodies, organizations and individuals;
implementation of educational and informational programs and projects;
monitoring of environmental components and database maintenance;
punish offenders.