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Technical Sheet

Name:

Sierra de Guadarrama National Park

Pronouncement:

Law 7/2013, June 25th, Sierra de Guadarrama National Park (BOE 26/6/2013)

Planning and Managing tools:

Sierra de Guadarrama Natural Resources Ordering Plan (Plan de Ordenación de los Recursos Naturales de la Sierra de Guadarrama) from the Madrid Autonomous Community: Legislative Decree 96/2009, November 18th (BOCM 14/1/2010).

“Sierra de Guadarrama” Natural Space Natural Resources Ordering Plan (Plan de Ordenación de los Recursos Naturales del Espacio Natural “Sierra de Guadarrama”), Segovia and Ávila: Legislative Decree 4/2010, January 14th (BOCYL 20/1/2010).

In the mean time the National Park Usage and Management Master Plan (Plan Rector de Uso y Gestión del Parque Nacional) is approved, all the management tools related to the geographies scope protected natural areas will remain valid, for any concern in line with the Law 7/2013, June 25th, Sierra de Guadarrama National Park pronouncement.

The Matas Mounts (Montes Matas) and the Valsaín Pinewood (Pinar de Valsaín) are subject to a special regulation.

Surface:

33.960 hectares have been declared as National Park:

- Madrid Autonomous Community: 21.714 hectares

- Castilla and León Parliament (Segovia): 12.246 hectares

- National Park Special Protection Area (Matas Mounts and Valsaín Pinewood): 7.011 hectares.

Other 62.687 hectares pronounced as Peripheral Protection Zone.

Zoning:

-National Park

-Peripheral Protection Zone

-Socioeconomic Influence Area

Other Environmental Status:

- Cuenca Alta del Manzanares Regional Park (Peripheral Protection Zone).

- Sierra Norte de Guadarrama Natural Park.

- La Cuenca Alta del Manzanares declared as Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

- SCI/SACs: ES3110002 Cuenca del Río Lozoya and Sierra Norte, ES3110004 Cuenca del Río Manzanares and ES3110005 Cuenca del Río Guadarrama (partially included).

- SPA ES0000057 Alto Lozoya.

- SPA ES0000010 Sierra de Guadarrama (partially included).

- SCI ES4160109 Sierra de Guadarrama (partially included).

- Real Sitio de San Ildefonso-El Espinar Biosphere Reserve declared by UNESCO.

- Peñalara Massif wetlands included in the International wetlands listing of the Ramsar Convention.

- Peñalara Massif wetlands included in the Catálogo de Embalses y Humedales (Reservoir and Wetlands Catalogue).

- Pinilla reservoir included in the Catálogo de Embalses y Humedales (Reservoir and Wetlands Catalogue).

- Fluvial Natural Reserve Manzanares river

- Fluvial Natural Reserve Alto Eresma

Description:

The Sierra de Guadarrama located in the Central Mountain Range halves naturally the north and the south mesetas shaping the centre of the Iberian Peninsula.

It accounts for a representative sample of the high-mountain Mediterranean natural systems, such as shrubs and Alpine pastures, pinewoods, Pyrenean oak woods, peat lands with glacial and periglacial landforms, and mountains landscapes with geological extraordinary elements.

Main ecosystems:

- Pinus sylvestris pinewoods on siliceous soils.

- High-mountain wetlands and lakes.

- High-mountain and mountain formations: granitic rock geomorphology emphasizing unique landscapes and forms.

- Gall and Pyrenean oak woods.

- Supra-forest level shrubs, high-mountain pastures, woody steppes in altitude and pebbles grounds.

- Pinewoods, juniper and Spanish juniper fields.

Más sobre el parque nacional

Valsaín, un bosque de Leyenda

×* There is no translation available.* Una colección de ocho documentales breves en los que se describen varias rutas para conocer el bosque de Valsaín a través de sus leyendas más populares.

Video scribing del Parque Nacional

×* There is no translation available.* Video scribing divulgativo sobre la localización y valores naturales, entre otras cuestiones, del Parque Nacional de la Sierra de Guadarrama realizado por el Organismo Autónomo Parques Nacionales del Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente.

Cortometrajes del IX Festival "Valle de La Fuenfría"

×* There is no translation available.* Os presentamos los cortometrajes ganadores del IX Festival "Valle de La Fuenfría" y el de la mención especial.

Cortometrajes del VI Festival "Valle de La Fuenfría"

×* There is no translation available.* Os presentamos el cortometraje ganador y el de la mención especial.

V Concurso de Fotografía del Parque Nacional

×* There is no translation available.* Premios del V Concurso de Fotografía, cuyas obras están inspiradas en el tema "Parque Nacional de la Sierra de Guadarrama: su naturaleza, su historia y sus gentes”.

Paisajes del Parque Nacional

×* There is no translation available.* Una selección de paisajes del parque nacional de la Sierra de Guadarrama

Technical Sheet

Synthesis of the main data of the national park.

Por su conservación, por tu bienestar

×* There is no translation available.* Serie en la que publicamos pequeños videos en los que te conteremos los consejos, normas y lo más importante que tienes que conocer para visitar el parque nacional. Recordemos que ayudar a conservar el parque nacional es contribuir a preservar la naturaleza, fundamento básico de la vida y de la salud.

Videos temáticos

×* There is no translation available.* Una serie de videos temáticos en torno al Parque Nacional de la Sierra de Guadarrama.

Vídeos del Concurso Juvenil Naturaleza en Imágenes

×* There is no translation available.* Os presentamos los vídeos ganadores del Concurso Juvenil Naturaleza en Imágenes.

Cortometrajes del V Festival "Valle de La Fuenfría"

×* There is no translation available.* Os presentamos el cortometraje ganador y el de la mención especial.

Video de presentación del Parque Nacional

×* There is no translation available.* Un video para dar una visión general del Parque Nacional de la Sierra de Guadarrama.

Location

Where is the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park located?

Ventanas al Parque Nacional

×* There is no translation available.* Te ofrecemos una ventana al Parque Nacional, una colección de videos de la Sierra de Guadarrama para hacerte más llevadero el confinamiento.

General description of the Park

Learn about the main characteristics and values of the national park.

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