Barranco Quintero, El Río, la Madera y Dorador Nature Reserve



Contact details

Santa Cruz de la Palma, La Palma  (Canary Islands)
Centro de Visitantes de Los Tilos
info@lapalmabiosfera.es
http://www.lapalmabiosfera.es/es/la-palma/areas-naturales-protegidas/item/p-n-las-nieves
Tel.:+34 922451246
Fax.:+34 922451246

Location

Parque Natural del Barranco Quintero, El Río, la Madera y Dorador



Description

A set of impressive ravines.

Integrated in the Park of the Nieves, these ravines are due to erosion.

To the east of the island you find this enclave of great nature and ecological interest formed by as set of deep ravines whose altitudes oscillate between 500 and 2, 247 meters. Of interest in this landscape is the Canary Island pine with heather undergrowth and abundant laurel forest.You can also find Canary Island cedars.

Municipalities

La Palma (Canary Islands)

Santa Cruz de la Palma, Puntallana


  • Type of area Nature reserve
  • Area 5.094 hectares

Map

Access and surroundings

Environmental information

Is an area with a complex orography provoked by the effects of erosion. Here you find numerous ravines and steppes populated with pines and Canary Island willows and laurel forests.Fauna of interest includes pletocus teneriffae, laurel forest pigeons, the Balearic shearwater, sparrow hawk and eagle.




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