Since Pájara the FV-605 road towards the village of La Pared; halfway - about 12 km - the FV-618 road take the left towards El Cardón, 5 km.
500 m before turning on the FV-618 can stop at the neck of the parking area the Degollada del Viento; a dirt road leads in 5 minutes with a masonry tower half buried - built on the model of “casas hondas” Canarian aborigines. From this viewpoint you can see, towards the west, Jable de Vigocho and access military zone forbidden (Range: presence of unexploded ordnance); to the southwest, you can see the landscape of dunes of the isthmus of La Pared; north color ocher mountains of the Rural Park Betancuria.
With 691 meters, the mountain of Cardón is the highest mountain in the municipality of Pájara, with steep terrain and carved by erosion. The aborigines of the island the mountain named Tacojayra.
It is possible to climb to the top of the Cardón taking a path that goes right onto the road FV-618, just before reaching the village, near abandoned greenhouses. This path leads first to the chapel of Our Lady of Tanquito (Nuestra Señora del Tanquito), where a pilgrimage in honor of the Virgen del Tanquito held annually the first week of June. It is a popular pilgrimage where an effigy of the Virgin is carried on their backs and placed in a cave; follows a popular festival and a grilled meat meal. After the cave, an unmarked trail then climbs to the top of Cardón.
Along the way you can see on the slopes of the mountain, a bush endemic to Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, named locally jorjado (Asteriscus intermedius), quite similar to jorado (Asteriscus sericeus).
The end of the climb is quite difficult, but the top of Cardón offers a beautiful view the southwest of Fuerteventura, including the Natural Monument Coralles de Las Hermosas, on the isthmus of La Pared and the almost island Jandía.