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Hell’s Canyon – Tenerife

The Special Natural Reserve of Barranco del Infierno It is located in the municipality of Adejeon the island of Tenerife. This protected area of ​​1,843 hectares has a hiking trail that allows us to explore it and discover its secrets.

In the reserve there is one of the most important permanent water courses on the island. At the end of the road you will find a waterfall 560 meters high. The vegetation of the place changes according to the landscape, from the driest areas to the highland pine forests or the lowest tobacco. A large presence of endemisms accompanies and grants great ecological value to the place.

There is also presence of archaeological remains since the area was inhabited by Guanches, among which we can see caves with rock engravings.

The path from the ravine, perfectly signposted, it was formerly used by goats. Currently we can start the journey in the street of Los Molinos, within the historic center of Adeje. The whole route has an extension of 6.4 kilometers round trip, it can be done in about 4 hours in total. It has a drop of 200 meters, which gives medium type difficulty.

The entry It costs € 3 and it is (on Sundays it is free) convenient to reserve a place in the telephone 922 782 885, there is a limit of 220 daily visitors, due to the fragile ecological balance. The schedule Entry is from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., closes at 5:30 p.m.

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