Corona Forestal Nature Reserve
Crown Forest Nature Reserve
This nature reserve is located on the island of Tenerife and extends over an area of 46,613 hectares. A predominately forest area where pine groves and mountain vegetation are abundant.
On the heights above sea level there are high mountain species.On the other side, typical fauna includes species common to the Canary Island pine such as the blue chaffinch, the woodpecker, and the sparrow hawk, amongst others.
Tenerife (Canary Islands)
- Type of area Nature reserve
- Area 46612,9 ha. hectares
Access and surroundings
The pasturelands and the wastelands located in the valley of Güímar are of special interest for maintaining traditional farming practices.
The vegetation to the south includes some species of euphorbia balsamifera and elephant cacti.On the higher areas there are savines, wild olives, visnea mocanera, little pear trees, and mastic trees, amongst other species.
Information for visits
Los principales accesos al Parque Natural de Corona Forestal son: desde La Esperanza, a través de la TF-24 (carretera Dorsal); desde Arafo, por la TF- 523 (carretera de Los Loros); desde La Orotava, por la TF-21; desde Guía de Isora, por la TF-38; o desde Vilaflor, por la TF-21.