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Yuzhen Park is a huge park on the south edge of town. It connects to the park around the National Palace of Culture (the Bulgarian acronym is Ndk) via a foot bridge. It is easy to run for miles and miles through the system... the Ndk park and the part of Yuzhen closest to Ndk is pretty open, while the part further south is more heavily forested, so select the part you want to run in based on the weather, time of day, etc. The paths are gravel or paved. Keep an eye out for dogs, however: many many many people living in all the surrounding apartments walk their dogs in the park, often not on leashes. So be careful (and also because of all the dogs, avoid the grassy parts).