The predominant soil types in the region of Kardzhali are maroon forest soils highly leached and poorly podzolized. Most of the soils have medium to high erosion ability IIIII degree, and the pH is neutral to slightly alkaline (77,8). Few are weak and moderate acidic pH (6,75). Soils are mostly shallow to moderately deep, poor in nutrients. In the region of Kardzhali main pollutants are heavy metals from miningprocessing and metallurgical business activities of “GorubsoKardzhali” AD and LZC AD, Kardzhali. In the paper are presented results of soil contamination mainly with lead, cadmium, copper and zinc, showing concentrations of lead in the soil over the MAC, according to Ordinance № 3/2008 Standards for acceptable content of harmful substances in soil.