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Huesca Natural Parks

National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido

On August 16th, 1918, king Alfonso XII declared the bottom of the valley of Ordesa a National Park, and thus guaranteed the conservation of the landscape, fauna and flora of 2.066 hectares. Many years later, in 1982, the surface and name were extended. Since then it came to be known as the National Park of Ordesa and Monte Perdido, occupying a surface of 15.608 hectares within the municipal areas of Torla, Broto , Fanlo, Tella-Sin and Bielsa.

Access: Huesca - Sabiñanigo - Biescas- Torla.

Natural Reserve of Sierra y Cañones de Guara

At the present time this Natural Reserve spreads over almost 47.450 hectares and the peripheral protected area within its surroundings encompasses another 33.775, thus constituting a wide stretch of land between the Somontano of Huesca and Barbastro, and the foothills of the Pyrenees.
The municipal areas spanned by the Reserve are: Abiego, Adahuesca, Aínsa-Sobrarbe, Alquézar, Arguis, Bárcabo, Bierge, Boltaña, Caldearenas, Casbas de Huesca, Colungo, Huesca, Loporzano, Nueno and Sabiñanigo..

Natural Reserve of Posets-Maladeta

Declared a Natural Reserve by the law of 3/1994 June 23rd, passed by the Cortes of Aragon, it spans an extensión of 33.267 hectares, comprising the municipal areas of Benasque, Gistaín, Montanuy, Sahún and San Juan de Plan.

Located in the central Pyrinees, the massifs of Culfreda, Bachimala, Bagüeñola, Posets, Perdiguero, Maladeta-Aneto and Ballibierna, harbour the largest concentration of peaks surpassing three thousand metres in altitude, the most extensive glaciers in the Pyrenees, nearly a hundred minor lakes and several endangered species of flora and fauna.

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