List of national parks of Spain and their relationship to sites of community importance

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Map showing the distribution of the national parks in Spain

The National Parks of Spain are set out in the following table in alphabetical order. They are defined under Spanish Law 41/1997, which established a new model of shared management of the national parks between the National and the Regional Governments.

Links are to the corresponding web site of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment of Spain, and are in Spanish.[1]

National parks[edit]

Name Photo Province Autonomous Community Established Sites of Community Importance Commons category Link
Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici San Mauricio lake.jpg Lleida Catalonia 1956 It is inside the Aigüestortes site of community importance (ES0000022).[2] Parc Nacional d'Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici [1]
Cabrera Archipelago Port de Cabrera.jpg Balearic Islands Balearic Islands 1991 It is inside the Cabrera Archipelago site of community importance (ES0000083).[3] Cabrera Archipelago [2]
Cabañeros Dehesa cabaneros.jpg Ciudad Real, Toledo Castile-La Mancha 1995 It is inside the Montes de Toledo site of community importance (ES4250005).[4] Parque nacional de Cabañeros [3]
Caldera de Taburiente Caldera de Taburiente.jpg Santa Cruz de Tenerife (La Palma island) Canary Islands 1954 Designated as Caldera de Taburiente site of community importance (ES0000043).[5] Parque nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente [4]
Doñana Wetlands in Donana.jpg Huelva, Sevilla Andalusia 1969 It is inside the Doñana site of community importance (ES0000024).[6] Doñana National Park [5]
Garajonay Gomera.jpg Santa Cruz de Tenerife (La Gomera island) Canary Islands 1981 Designated as Garajonay (ES0000044).[7] Parque nacional de Garajonay [6]
Guadarrama Circo y cima de Peñalara1.JPG Madrid and Segovia Community of Madrid and Castile and León 2013 Guadarrama National Park is split among the following sites of community importance: Sierra de Guadarrama [7]
Atlantic Islands of Galicia Illas Cies Praia.jpg A Coruña & Pontevedra Galicia 2002 Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Park is split among the following sites of community importance: National Park of the Atlantic Islands [8][permanent dead link]
Monfragüe Salto del Gitano, Parque Nacional de Monfragüe.jpg Caceres Extremadura 2007 It is inside the Monfragüe site of community importance (ES4320077).[15] Monfragüe [9]
Ordesa y Monte Perdido Valle ordesa.jpg Huesca Aragon 1918 Designated as Ordesa y Monte Perdido (ES0000016).[16] Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido [10]
Picos de Europa Lamedo I.jpg Asturias, León, Cantabria Asturias, Castile-Leon, Cantabria 1918 Picos de Europa National Park is split among the following sites of community importance: [11]
Sierra Nevada DSCN0427.JPG Granada, Almería Andalusia 1999 It is inside the Sierra Nevada site of community importance (ES6140004).[21] Sierra Nevada (Spain) [12]
Tablas de Daimiel TablasDeDaimiel1.jpg Ciudad Real Castile-La Mancha 1973 Almost the same as designated Tablas de Daimiel site of community importance (ES0000013).[22] Tablas de Daimiel [13]
Teide Teide Tenerife3.jpg Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Tenerife island) Canary Islands 1954 Almost the same as designated Teide site of community importance (ES7020043).[23] Parque nacional del Teide [14]
Timanfaya 2008-12-19 Lanzarote Timanfaya.jpg Las Palmas (Lanzarote island) Canary Islands 1974 Almost the same as designated Timanfaya site of community importance (ES0000141).[24] Parque Nacional de Timanfaya [15]

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