Parque Natural Comunal de los Valles del Comapedrosa

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Parque Natural Comunal de los Valles del Comapedrosa

  • Country: 
    Andorra
  • Site number: 
    2204
  • Area: 
    1,543 ha
  • Designation date: 
    15-04-2014
  • Coordinates: 
    42°35'N 01°28'E
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Overview

Parque Natural Comunal de los Valles del Comapedrosa (Parc Natural Comunal de les Valls del Comapedrosa). 15/04/2014; La Massana; 1,543 ha; 42°35’26”N 001°28’03”E. Natural Park, Habitat/Species Management Area, Protected Landscape. The Site comprises 74 high mountain wetlands, including permanent rivers and streams, freshwater springs, small glacial lakes and non-forested peatlands, in a well-preserved landscape. These wetlands provide an important concentration of biodiversity and water reservoir within the Alpine biogeographic region. They support numerous endemic Pyrenean species, as well as threatened flora and fauna. Given its location at the headwaters of the Arinsal basin, the site regulates and prevents floods and ensures drinking water supply to the parish of La Massana. The main human activities affecting the Site are related to tourism, and include hiking, hunting and fishing. The park has visitor facilities such as a viewpoint at Roc de la Sabina, interpretative trails and an extensive network of footpaths. A management plan was updated in 2013, which sets the conservation objectives and regulates the activities within the park. Ramsar Site No. 2204. Most recent RIS information: 2014.

Administrative region: 
La Massana

  • National legal designation: 
    • Parc Natural Comunal
    • Parc Natural
  • Last publication date: 
    15-04-2014

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