Valle de El Paular Visitors Center
Ctra. M-604 km 27,6
918 691 757
The Visitors Center is located close to El Perdón Bridge (Puente del Perdón), in a privileged site from historical and natural perspectives.
The building has a visitor information desk and a multifunctional outside area. On a large notice board are promoted all the activities taking place at the villages belonging to the Lozoya Section of the National Park: Rascafría, Alameda, Pinilla, Lozoya, Navarredonda and San Mamés.
The Visitors Center is accessible for disabled people.
Close to the Visitors Center is located the Arboretum Giner de los Ríos, accounting for a sample of about 200 tree and bush species from deciduous forests of Europe, Asia and America.Downloads:
Folleto sobre el Centro de Visitantes Valle del Paular e información complementaria del Parque Nacional
How to get there
The Visitors Center is situated at the 27,6 km of the M-604 road.
- From the A-1 motorway (Autovía del Norte Madrid-Burgos), take the 69 exit to the M-604 road direction Rascafría-Lozoya. At Rascafría continue on the same road about 2 km direction to Puerto de los Cotos, up to the Visitors Center in the 27,6 km.
- From the AP-6 motorway (Autovía del noroeste Madrid-La Coruña), take the 35 exit to the M-601 road direction Collado Villalba-Puerto de Navacerrada. At Puerto de Navacerrada take the M-604 road during 20 minutes to get the Visitors Center.
- From the M-607 motorway (Autovía de Colmenar, Madrid-Colmenar Viejo-Navacerrada) take the 36 exit to the M-609 road direction Soto del Real, cross that village and then take the M-611 road to Rascafría. From Rascafría continue on that road 2 kms direction Puerto de los Cotos up to the Visitors Center.
On public transportation:
- - Bus 194 and 194A.
Customer services hours
January, February & March Weekend and holydays from 9:00 h to 16:30 h.
July & Agoust
All days from 9h to 18.30h
May, June, September & October
Weekends & public holidays from 9h to 18.30h
Other days from 9h to 16.30h
November & December
Weekends & public holidays from 9h a 16.30h
May 3 & 15, December 23, 24, 30 & 31 are also public holydays.