Guadarrama National Park

Spanish in nature is located in El Boalo, Madrid. In the heart of  Guadarrama National Park, and only 30 minutes drive to Madrid city. The Guadarrama Mountain range contains some ecologically valuable areas, located in the Community of Madrid.

In this area or region there are other two parks:

Peñalara Natural Park:

The Peñalara Natural Park (Parque Natural de la Cumbre, Circo y Lagunas de Peñalara) is a natural park  in the northwest of the Community of Madrid, declared a natural park in June 1990.

The park is situated in the central zone of the Sierra de Guadarrama The reserve includes Peñalara’s summit, the highest peak of the mountain system.

One of the most interesting elements of the reserve is the Peñalara cirque, created by a glaciar. It is located between the summit of Peñalara and the Younger Sister, on the eastern slope of both peaks. In the Park there are 20 small lakes of glacial origin  in a relatively level area between 2000 and 2200 meters.

The park is home to the black vultures and the Spanish Imperial Eagle, and also many small mammals and amphibians.

The park is especially popular for hikingmountain climbing, and skiing.