Best trails in Rascafría

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Looking for a great trail near Rascafría, Madrid? AllTrails has 21 great hiking trails, views trails, walking 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. If you're looking for the best trails in El Parque Nacional Sierra de Guadarrama, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Hayedo de Montejo or Plantación Forestal. Ready for some activity? There are 15 moderate trails in Rascafría ranging from 3.4 to 14.9 miles and from 3,818 to 7,939 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (21)
#1 - Poza de Sócrates
Rascafría, Madrid, Spain
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
This trail follows a river the Arroyo de las Guarramillas. It includes a beautiful waterfall. While it is called the “Poza de Socrates” it isn’t referring to the ancient philosopher. Instead, it comesShow more
#2 - El Monasterio Paular y la Cascada del Purgatorio
Rascafría, Madrid, Spain
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 54 m
El Monasterio Paular y la Cascada del Purgatorio is a 7.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Rascafría, Madrid, Spain that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trailShow more
#3 - Circular Hermanas Mayor y Menor, Peñalara, Risco Claveles por Senda Citores
Sierra de Guadarrama National Park
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 24 m
Classic route through the Sierra de Guadarrama and climb to the highest peak of it (shares the provinces of Madrid and Segovia). Start from the Cotos car park and take the perfectly signposted path (PShow more
#4 - Laguna Grande de Peñalara
La Cumbre, Circo and Lagunas Natural Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
Laguna Grande de Peñalara is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rascafría, Madrid, Spain that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#5 - Ruta Circular Peñalara y Laguna los Pajaros
La Cumbre, Circo and Lagunas Natural Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 31 m
Ruta Circular Peñalara y Laguna los Pajaros is a 7.6 mile loop trail located near Rascafría, Madrid, Spain that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#6 - Bosque de Cotos
La Cumbre, Circo and Lagunas Natural Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 3 h
Hiking with a twist! This a trail for the adventurous, if you don't mind going off the path sometimes, crossing narrow streams and getting your boots wet! This is just the hiking trail for you. This tShow more
#7 - Laguna de los Pájaros
La Cumbre, Circo and Lagunas Natural Park
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 49 m
Laguna de los Pájaros is a 6.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rascafría, Madrid, Spain that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#8 - Cabezas de Hierro, Pulmones, Pistas Valdesqui
Rascafría, Madrid, Spain
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 5 h 19 m
Cabezas de Hierro, Pulmones, Pistas Valdesqui is a 8.3 mile loop trail located near Rascafría, Madrid, Spain that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
#9 - Cabeza Mediana y Valle Angostura
Plantación Forestal
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 2 m
Cabeza Mediana y Valle Angostura is a 9.5 mile loop trail located near Rascafría, Madrid, Spain that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and natShow more
#10 - Rascafría Circular
Sierra de Guadarrama National Park
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 59 m
Rascafría Circular is a 9.4 mile loop trail located near Rascafría, Madrid, Spain that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, traiShow more
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