PR-TF 86.2 Arico Nuevo - El Contador Recreation Area

Technical information

    Trail description

    Setting off from Arico Nuevo, the trail heads towards La Degollada and Las Calzadas de la Sabinita. Leaving the houses and farm allotments behind, you will climb up along the ridge of Lomo de Tamadaya, where you will pass the Casas de Tamadaya, the area of Los Colorados and the house of Arenas de Tenesco. The trail then leads you along the top of Salto de Las Yedras and across the ravines of El Hornito and La Jarreta. It will eventually pass the houses of Casas del Contador and bring you to the El Contador Recreation Area.


    Altimetría PR-TF 86.2 Arico Nuevo - Area Recreativa El Contador

    For your own safety, don't forget to check the condition of the trail.

    The competent authority will be responsible for informing you if the trail is not recommendable in the wake of adverse weather conditions, as well as if the trail or part of it is closed, etc.

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Weather Today
Maximum: 21º
Minimum: 17º
Arico. Mostly clear skies, but more cloud cover will develop on Saturday morning. In the afternoon there may be patchy showers. At night it will drizzle. Mild temperature raising.
Remember: Prevention, Information and Knowledge are the key to avoiding unpleasant situations.
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  1. Make sure you always have somebody else to walk with, stick to the marked footpaths and respect the way of life, privacy and property of the local inhabitants.
  2. If you keep your noise levels down, you will discover just how much life there is all around you.
  3. Take any rubbish with you, even organic waste. This will help preserve the beauty of the scenery and prevent the proliferation of rodents in the area. Take special care with cigarette butts.
  4. Picking up plants, animals or other items from the environment may entail the loss of irreplaceable resources.
  5. The people who take care of these Protected Nature Areas would be very grateful if you let them know about any incidents you may have noticed on your walk. To do so, contact the Environmental Department of the Island Council of Tenerife:

    Área de Medio Ambiente del Cabildo Insular de Tenerife


  6. Remember that the Island's environment is as unique as it is unpredictable. It must be enjoyed responsibly and sensibly. Take special care in natural areas and don't forget that accidents can happen at any time.
  7. Pay attention to signs.
  8. Check the weather forecast to make sure the conditions are suitable.
  9. Wear suitable clothing and footwear for hiking and always pack your mobile phone, sunscreen, a hat, a coat, a waterproof, enough food and plenty of water in your backpack.
  10. Let your family and/or friends know which route you will be taking and bear in mind how many daylight hours you will need to complete it.