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Ramón El Caminero Recreational Area

Recreational area, Altos de la Orotava, La Orotava


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Use of the recreational areas is permitted during daylight hours only (between sunrise and sunset).


Ramón Caminero Recreational Area is located at an altitude of over 1,500 metres on the northern slopes of the island, offering regular views of the sea of clouds that covers the northern part of Tenerife like a white blanket.

The main feature of this recreational area is the Canary Island pine forest, accompanied by tagasaste (Cytisusproliferus), codeso (Adenocarpusfoliolosus), jara (Cistus symphytifolius), chahorra (Sideritiscanariensis), corazoncillo (Lotus campylocladus), tomillo (Micromeriahyssopifolia) and, when in season, by various kinds of mushroom. Wildlife includes blue chaffinches and woodpeckers boring into the oldest trunks.

The area is situated just off the main road.

There are waymarked routes for cycling, horse riding or motor vehicles that start and finish here.

The recreational area adjoins a camping area for tents.


  • Enjoy the local plant and animal life without disturbing it. Be curious but from a safe and respectful distance.
  • Follow the rules and instructions on the signs to avoid disturbance to people and animals.
  • Keep the environment clean and leave no litter behind. Rubbish and cigarette butts must be disposed of in the designated containers. 
  • Travel in small groups to keep noise pollution and the impact on the environment to a minimum.  
  • Use the water in the toilets and taps responsibly. Water is a scarce and precious commodity on our island.

Recommendations and tips


  • Compulsory authorisation via this link for groups organised by associations, schools or businesses. This is to protect the natural environment and ensure that the maximum capacity of the recreational area is not exceeded.
  • Free access for all other visitors, no reservation required.
More information


  • Tables and benches.
  • Barbecue facilities.
  • Toilets.
  • Water NOT fit for human consumption.
  • Waste containers.
  • Adjoining campsite.
  • Parking area with no reserved parking spaces for people with reduced mobility.
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Access Ramón El Caminero Recreational Area

Carretera de Las Cañadas del Teide (TF-21), km 24.3.

Bus number 348, Casa del Caminero bus stop code 4939. TITSA

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