National parks & nature reserves

Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Natural Park

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The Parque Natural de las Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama is located between the provinces of Granada and Malaga, and acts as a natural border between them. Its history is full of legends about smuggling, poaching, rebellions and resistance to the established order.

This park has many similarities with the mountain ranges of northern Spain, such as its dominating by steep slopes, sharp ridges and deep ravines. It has very high peaks like the Maroma, which is of 2068 meters high.

Its vegetation includes the Aleppo pine, palm trees and boxwood. Many different animals live here including squirrels, wild goats and birds of prey.

Area: 40.663 hectares

Alhama de Granada, Arenas del Rey, Jayena, Otívar.

Offices and information points

Park Office
Delegación Provincial de la Consejería de Medio Ambiente (Local environmental agency)
C/Joaquina Eguaras, 2
18013 Granada
Tel: +34 958 026 000

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