Recreation Areas

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Área Recreativa SamburielThe Recreation Areas are easy access public zones, adapted to facilitate basic services oriented to the natural spaces recreational use. Those facilities have their own features, but all of them have a parking zone, tables and seats. They may count as well with fountains, kiosks etc.

Parking Lots

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Aparcamiento CotosWe highly recommend using the Public Transportation to access to the Guadarrama National Park, and to move around the different villages and mountain passes.

But if you finally decide to drive, we present you as follows a map with the main parking lots available in the National Park and its environment, and as well a description of the recommended ones.

Please remember it is absolutely forbidden to park out of the designated places, and to block the forest paths accesses.



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Mirador de Los RobledosFrom the different viewpoints scattered throughout emblematic locations of the National Park, it is worth to contemplate scenic landscapes not only from the Park, but as well from the Peripheral Zone. If the weather conditions allow it, Madrid City might be also seen.

The viewpoints usually have an “orienting aid” and/or an explanatory board in order for the visitors to understand and learn the place names of the landscape they are watching.

Visitors Centers

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The Sierra de Guadarrama National Park Visitors Centers offer the following basic services: visitors’ information desk, welcome centers at the main National Park entrances and basic explanations to encourage the understanding and appreciation of the protected zone main values.

The Sierra de Guadarrama National Park has several Visitors Centers:

Peñalara Visitors Center 918 520 857 Rascafría Madrid
Valle de la Fuenfría Visitors Center 918 522 213 Cercedilla Madrid
La Pedriza Visitors Center 918 539 978 Manzanares El Real Madrid
Valle de El Paular Visitors Center 918 691 757 Rascafría Madrid
Valsaín Visitors Center (Boca del Asno) 921 120 013 La Granja de San Ildefonso Segovia

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