Are there ‘Matacanes’ at the National Park?

Maybe the surprising size of the studied hares that dwell at Guadarrama’s mountain tops, is what inspired Juan Ruiz –Arcipreste de Hita- to write the “Enxiemplo de las liebres” contained in his ‘Libro del Buen Amor’ whilst trodding along ‘Malagosto’ Pass: “Andávanse las liebres en las selvas llegadas, sonó un poco la selva e fueron espantadas, fue sueno de laguna, ondas arrebatadas, las liebres temerosas en uno son juntadas”.


How do drought and natural enemy communities affect plants?

The researchers Martijn L. Vandegehuchte (Ghent University), Johan A. Stenberg (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Anne Muola (University of Turku) y Marcos Méndez Iglesias (King Juan Carlos University) are working in a pioneer project called “Effects of drought and enemy community composition on defense trait selection in woodland strawberry along a latitudinal gradient”.


Apollos, ringlets and satyrs

'Sierra de Guadarrama' National Park has hired a study related to Apollo butterfly’s conservation status as well as the study of other three highlands and high mountain species: Prunner’s ringlet, Piedmont ringlet and Black satyr.


Continúa la recuperación del río Manzanares

There is no translation available.

Durante varias décadas, el río Manzanares en el ámbito de La Pedriza, sufrió una serie de alteraciones relacionadas con un intenso uso público, entre ellas el baño. Desde 2016 se está estudiando cómo se recupera el río Manzanares tras la limitación del baño.



Information cookies

Cookies are short reports that are sent and stored on the hard drive of the user's computer through your browser when it connects to a web. Cookies can be used to collect and store user data while connected to provide you the requested services and sometimes tend not to keep. Cookies can be themselves or others.

There are several types of cookies:

  • Technical cookies that facilitate user navigation and use of the various options or services offered by the web as identify the session, allow access to certain areas, facilitate orders, purchases, filling out forms, registration, security, facilitating functionalities (videos, social networks, etc..).
  • Customization cookies that allow users to access services according to their preferences (language, browser, configuration, etc..).
  • Analytical cookies which allow anonymous analysis of the behavior of web users and allow to measure user activity and develop navigation profiles in order to improve the websites.

So when you access our website, in compliance with Article 22 of Law 34/2002 of the Information Society Services, in the analytical cookies treatment, we have requested your consent to their use. All of this is to improve our services. We use Google Analytics to collect anonymous statistical information such as the number of visitors to our site. Cookies added by Google Analytics are governed by the privacy policies of Google Analytics. If you want you can disable cookies from Google Analytics.

However, please note that you can enable or disable cookies by following the instructions of your browser.