Sierra de Gredos Regional Park is located in
Castile-León on the mid-west region of Spain.
The forest cover of the Sierra de Gredos includes extensive stands of the famous
Scots pine. Castile Leon (Castilla y Leon) and Sierra de Gredos offer a wide range of of
wildlife. The region is home to endangered species like the wolf or the brown
bear which are now the subject of protective regulations intended to preserve
mammal species historically pursued by man.
The emblematic mountain goat inhabits the mountains of Gredos, while the
Cordillera Cantabrica harbors deer, wild boar and urogallo that is a large
wildfowl akin to the capercaillie.
Avian species include the imperial eagle, the tawny vultures of Río Lobos Canyon
and storks that winter in Villafáfila.
What actually makes for such varied and spectacular scenery is the majestic
heterogeneity of the mountain ranges that form the Region’s natural boundaries.
The permanent snowy caps of the highest peaks provide a background of eternal
beauty as well as the middle zones are populated by rich woodlands following the