Cuenca de Tejeda Nature Reserve


Gran Canaria  (Canary Islands)
Centro de Interpretación del Roque Bentayga
Tfn::+34 928474851


Parque Natural de Cuenca de Tejeda


Erosion forms

Located in the centre-east of the Canary Islands of great biological and landscape interest.

The impressive erosion that shaped the basin of Tejeda makes it geomorphologically important, along with its flora and fauna. Of vegetation interest are pine groves in the ravine beds, willows, watercress, rushes, reeds, and cat's tails. You can also find cacti, euphoria balsamifera and towers of jewels. Interesting fauna includes Canary Island lizards and wall lizards, as well as birds typical to the region such as the egret, seagull, and Balearic shearwater.


Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)


  • Typ av område Nature reserve
  • Yta 7097 hektar


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Kulturell information

In Tejeda you can visit archaeological remains, such as burial caves, engravings, paintings, and houses.


Tejeda depression is immense and is known as the sunken crater, eroded by water and volcanoes.There are large forests repopulated with Canary Island pine.


Degollada de Becerra Nature Centre and Viewpoint will provide information about the area.

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