Best trails in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife

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Looking for a great trail near Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife? AllTrails has 50 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. If you're looking for the best trails in Parque Nacional del Teide, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Parque Rural de Anaga or Barranco del Infierno. Ready for some activity? There are 33 moderate trails in Santa Cruz de Tenerife ranging from 2.4 to 11.2 miles and from 0 to 3,188 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife
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#1 - Benijo - El Draguillo vía Camino del Hediondo
Parque Rural de Anaga
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Beautiful tour with incredible views from the coastal area to the mountains of the Macizo de Anaga. It is advisable to start the excursion early since parking is limited and many people decide to do this route every day also due to the proximity of Roque de Las Bodegas beach. El Draguillo is a small hamlet located in the mountains of the Macizo de Anaga, characterized by the rural architecture of the Canary Islands.Show more
#2 - Afur - Playa de Tamadite - El Chorro
Parque Rural de Anaga
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 26 m
Note (January 2020): the road from the afur hamlet to the coast is currently closed, but an alternative path has been established The route runs along a perfectly marked path with beautiful views of the sea. In Afur it is best to first walk about 600 meters up the road uphill passing through the Afur ravine in the direction of La Meseta, until the path turns left towards the hiking trail. The path continues through beautiful forests to the Cumbrecilla where you have a spectacular view of both valleys. The route passes through the beach of Tamadite, a wonderful beach of volcanic sand, many do swim in these waters, but that location is known because the last Canarian eels live here. The path passes through the charming town of Taganana, surrounded by a natural landscape with views of the sea.Show more
#3 - La Ensillada - Cabeza de Tejo Loop
Reserva Natural Integral del Pijaral
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
You need a free permit to access this route since it is environmentally protected because it is a nature reserve: For more information visit https://sede.tenerife.es/ On this route to Cabezo del Tejo you will enjoy the laurel forest, typical vegetation of the Canary Islands for its climate, characterized by an enchanted forest full of laurels, heather, willows and Pijaras (giant ferns) among other amazing tree species in the area.Show more
#4 - Chamorga - Roque Bermejo
Reserva Natural Integral del Pijaral
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
The route begins in Chamorga, descending 470 meters to reach Roque Bermejo, where you can swim at Roque Bermejo beach and regain strength for a moderate climb to the Anaga lighthouse. From there another good climb to reach the top of the Tafada mountain and then a short walk to the town of Chamorga. In short, a route with incredible views of the Anaga massif. Highly recommended!Show more
#5 - Las Vueltas de Taganana
Parque Rural de Anaga
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Length: 5.0 mi • Est. 3 h
This beautiful circular path within the Anaga Rural Park, is known for the Vueltas de Taganaga since due to the ups and downs with steep slopes, paved road, its rocky terrain and somewhat slippery in some sections, the people of the area say that this trail has a route full of curves and more turns than the days of the year. Due to the altitude where this route is located and the amount of microclimates that exist in the Canary Islands, such as the horizontal rain that characterizes the Macizo de Anaga, the flora and fauna are spectacular throughout the journey. Some areas of the Park have been declared a Natural Biosphere Reserve, due to their high ecological and environmental value. The history of this path dates back to the time after the distribution of the Kingdom of Anaga, where sugar cane began to be cultivated and to transport it from Anaga to the town of Taganana, town of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, this marked path was created. slopes. Today what is grown in its surroundings are vineyards.Show more
#6 - Mirador Barranco La Fajana y Era de los Cardos
Parque Rural de Anaga
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
Mirador Barranco La Fajana y Era de los Cardos is a round-trip trail near Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It offers panoramic views and is rated moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible year-round.Show more
#7 - Semáforo de Anaga - La Atalaya - Playa de Antequera - El Campanario
Reserva Natural Integral de Ijuana
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 5 h 23 m
This beautiful hiking route has as an essential point of interest the Anaga Semaphore, formerly used as a maritime station, in operation until 1971. The trail also runs through the town of Igueste de San Andrés and it is worth stopping to observe the spectacular cliff of La Atalaya, enjoying the vegetation of Santa Cruz de Tenerife typical of the Canary Islands area and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.Show more
#8 - Cruz del Draguillo - Roque Icoso - Montaña Tafada - Roque Bichuelo
Reserva Natural Integral del Pijaral
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Beautiful circular path in the Anaga massif with a starting point in Chamorga, surrounded by laurel forest, lush vegetation and views of the ocean that will leave you with your mouth open. Near Roque Bermejo and the Anaga lighthouse. If you are in the northeast area of the island of Tenerife, you should not miss this trail of medium difficulty. Worth!Show more
#9 - Roque Bermejo - Las Palmas - El Draguillo
Parque Rural de Anaga
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Length: 8.0 mi • Est. 5 h 13 m
Walk with impressive views to enjoy all the way with the possibility of passing through Playa de las Breñas, and taking a dip in the Muelle del Roque Bermejo. The views from the Anaga lighthouse are magnificent. In general, the path is simple without any difficulty, although the Roque Bermejo is quite steep and difficult to climb. In addition, throughout the tour, it is surrounded by laurel forest vegetation, typical of Gran Canarias Island. The official route is PR-TF 6.Show more
#10 - Canal de Chabuco
Parque Rural de Anaga
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
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