Guadiana Valley Natural Park

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Guadiana Valley Natural Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Waterfalls at Guadiana river - "Pulo do Lobo" (Wolf's Leap).JPG
Pulo do Lobo (Wolf's Leap) is a waterfall in the Guadiana river, in the Guadiana Valley Natural Park.
LocationDistrito de Beja
Nearest cityMértola, Serpa
Coordinates37°39′02″N 7°38′42″W / 37.65056°N 7.64500°W / 37.65056; -7.64500Coordinates: 37°39′02″N 7°38′42″W / 37.65056°N 7.64500°W / 37.65056; -7.64500
Area697 km2 (269 sq mi)
Established18 November 1995
Governing bodyInstitute for Nature Conservation and Forests

Guadiana Valley Natural Park (Portuguese: Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana) is a natural park in southeastern Portugal. It is one of the 30 areas which are officially under protection in the country.

Pulo Do Lobo, flow gage tower

The top of the flow gage tower was reached by the Guadiana twice in 50 years.[1]


  1. ^ Guadiana pilot river basin - Portugal[permanent dead link]. Rui Rodrigues. INAG (Portuguese Institute for Water)

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