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Best trails in Teide National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Teide National Park, Canary Islands? AllTrails has 23 great hiking trails, views trails, wild flowers trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 14 hard trails in Teide National Park ranging from 6.3 to 59.6 miles and from 98 to 12,116 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Teide National Park is the oldest of the Canary Island parks. Teide is the largest volcano in Spain and this area was designated into a national park in 1954. There are a variety of diverse flora because of the unique volcanic area - there is a diversity of plants, insects, reptiles, birds and mammals, such as rabbits and bats. The last eruption was in 1909 and even if its been dormant all this time, the volcano still spews out some steam and sulphur. The park is popular and there are lots of opportunities to get into and experience the park. Visitors may take a cable car up to Mount Teide (make sure to check the tour and operating hours). Hiking is also popular and there are a variety of routes depending on your experience level. For those looking for a challenge, visitors also have the opportunity to climb Mount Teide. You may also take in the sight of Los Roques de Garcia, which are the famous formations below Mount Teide. There are stargazing opportunities as well - the Tenerife Observatory has guided tours for those interested in marveling at the stars and planets. There are limitless opportunities for outdoor adventure at Teide National Park.

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#1 - Teide Peak
Teide National Park
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 7 h 5 m
Mount Teide is a volcano in the Canary Islands and measured from sea level is 7,500 meters (or 24,600 feet) in height. It is the highest summit in Spain and hikers will see several islands from the toShow more
#2 - Chinyero Volcano Loop
Teide National Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Chinyero Circular is located near Santiago del Teide, Spain. The trail is great for walking and normally takes 1-3 hours. Chinyero is the youngest volcano on Tenerife. It erupted in 1909 and the traiShow more
#3 - Mount Guajara
Teide National Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 4 h 12 m
Monte Guajara is an inactive volcano in the Canary Islands. It is the fourth highest peak in Tenerife. There is a large crater near the top of the mountain that can be reached by road and an astronomiShow more
#4 - Roques de García
Teide National Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 54 m
This trail begins at the Mirador de los Roques parking lot. The Roque Cinchado is a rock formation. It is part of the Teide National Park where you can find trails highlighting the islands volcanic acShow more
#5 - Teide vía Refugio de Altavista
Teide National Park
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Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 7 h 51 m
El Teide is the highest peak in Spain and a volcano located on the island of Tenerife, at 3,718 meters above sea level, in the archipelago of the Canary Islands. The views along the entire route will Show more
#6 - PR –TF 72 Paisaje Lunar
Teide National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 39 m
This trail runs along an ascending path during the first miles. The elevation, along with the duration of the walk, makes it necessary for the walker to be physically fit. The road is rocky and you wiShow more
#7 - Pico Viejo desde el Mirador de Chio
Teide National Park
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 6 h 10 m
The Pico Viejo Trail route is one of the most beautiful on the Island of Tenerife for its views and for feeling surrounded by nature. During this trail you will find the Pico Viejo crater, formed by tShow more
#8 - Circuito Montaña de la Botija y Mirador de Sámara
Teide National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
The route of the Botija Mountain and the Samara Mountain with its viewpoint to appreciate the incredible views is a simple route, but with some unevenness on the climbs, so it is recommended to wear gShow more
#9 - Pico Viejo
Teide National Park
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m
Pico Viejo is a 8.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near La Orotava, Tenerife, Spain that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and wShow more
#10 - Montaña Blanca
Teide National Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 28 m
Montaña Blanca is a 6.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near La Orotava, Tenerife, Spain that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as difficult and is primarily usShow more
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