SL-TF 299 El Centeno

Technical information

  • Start: Las Lagunetas (TF-24, km.16)
  • Finish: At the square by the church of San José (Barranco Hondo)
  • Approval status: Approved
  • Degree of difficulty: Intermediate
  • Type of trail: Linear
  • Distance: 5.7 km (12.89 ft)
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 mins.
  • Highest altitude: 1,414 m (12.89 ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 407 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation gain: 56.8 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation loss: 1,043 m (12.89 ft)
  • Links to other trails:
    • SL-TF 301 Las Barreras Circular
  • Protected Nature Areas:
  • Authorisation required: No

Trail description

The Lomo El Centeno trail awaits you with stunning views over the Valley of Güímar, the city of La Laguna and the slopes of Anaga Rural Park. This traditional walk is an opportunity to discover some of the most significant species of local and endemic flora and fauna that typically inhabit the mountain tops. Moreover, hikers will be walking through the Protected Landscape of Las Lagunetas. The forest still shows signs of how it was once used to obtain resin from the pine trees to provide boats with a waterproof coating.


Altimetría SL-TF 299 Lomo Centeno 

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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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.