Natural Parks - Granada Province

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Protected Natural Environments in Granada Province

In Granada province is one of Andalucia's two national parks, the Sierra Nevada, a mountainous region containing the two highest peaks in the Iberian Peninsula and whose summits are often snow-capped. This is the place to come if you're into rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing or, for the less energetic, botany, since the park harbours an incredible array of rare and endemic plants. Limestone rocky outcrops dominate the province's natural parks, such as the Sierra de Huétor just outside Granada city, the Sierra de Baza and the Sierra Castril, dominated by the imposing pinnacle of the Peña de Castril Natural Monument that towers over the village of Castril.

Natural Parks

Sierra Nevada National Park
Sierra de Baza National Park
Sierra Castril Natural Park
Sierra Huétor Natural Park

Natural Monuments:

Peñones de San Cristóbal
Peña de Castril
Falla de Nigüelas
Cueva de las Ventanas
Infiernos de Loja
Cárcavas de Marchal

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Protected Natural Environments in Andalucia, Spanish National Parks, Wildlife and Nature Reserves, conservation and protection of the Biosphere in southern Spain

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