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

La Palma

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.

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


Santa Cruz de la Palma, La Palma  (Canary Islands)

Type of area:Natural Park Area:5.09 hectares Email:info@lapalmabiosfera.es Tel.:+34 922415417 Website:Barranco Quintero Website: El Río Website: la Madera y Dorador Nature Reserve

La Palma (Canary Islands):

Santa Cruz de la Palma, Puntallana

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  • 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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