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The Nature Park of Tigaiga in Tenerife

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The natural park Tigaiga includes a variety of volcanic materials and has a large conservation interest and enhancement of the landscape. Geological processes that have occurred over the centuries here have resulted in a natural landscape of singular beauty, in which predominates a variety of volcanic materials.


The natural park Tigaiga represents a wide area around all massive. From the edge of Las Cañadas, it includes all the slopes of Tigaiga and the coastal cliffs and ravine Ruiz leading to the sea.

The Regional Natural Park of Tigaiga Its northern limit the Piedra del Gallo and Playa de Ruiz. To the east, he was arrested by Redejo Bajo, Palo Blanco, La Azoteita and the National Park del Teide.

Area: 1735 ha.


FloraFlora and fauna
Of great interest from the point of view of the landscape, its steep slopes and cliffs are also home to many endemic species of fauna and flora of the island.

It contains steep slopes and magnificent cliffs, a refuge for many species typical of the island. We thus find in the maquis flora, heather and remnants of laurel. It reforested pine Canary (Pinus canariensis) and Monterey pine (Pinus radiata), and some Canarian willow specimens. As for wildlife, the regulars of the area are birds such as the kestrel, nuthatch, common chaffinch, chaperone, wagtail Canary (Cinerea canariensis) or the wren.

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