Caldera de Taburiente – National Park

The Caldera de Taburiente National Park is a protected area of Spain, located on the island of La Palma, in the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. Like the rest of the archipelago, it is volcanic in nature, but it is distinguished by the large amount of water resources it possesses, both underground and in surface.

It was declared National Park on October 6, 1954, being the second protected area of the Canary Islands in receiving this designation. In addition, it is since 2002, World Biosphere Reserve in conjunction with the entire island. It currently covers an area of 46.9 km².

It is in the center of the island coinciding with the geological formation of the Caldera de Taburiente, with a 7-km maximum axis, which is considered the most emblematic natural wonder of the island. The depression that forms is between 600 and 900 meters above sea level.

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