El Pijaral

Integral Nature Reserve

The ground here is steep and difficult to access, but it is home to some of the finest populations of Tenerife's laurel forests, housing endangered native species such as Bolle's pigeons and laurel pigeons This nature reserve lies within Anaga Country Park and includes the scenic gems of Los Roques de Anambro and Chinobre.

Municipality: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Expanse: 300.7 hectares (743 acres)

How to get there:

Owing to the fragility and singular features of this ecosystem, you will need prior authorisation to access the trail.

Download an application form here.