Calblanque Regional Park

Calblanque Regional Park
 

Overview
The Calblanque Regional Park is located near the Mar Menor and is approximately 13km in length. It consists of stretch of unspoilt coastline with sandy beaches, small coves, dunes, cliffs and forested hills. The mountains rise to about 1000 ft and appear to plunge into the sea.

Walking
The area is crisscrossed with walking trails. Some of which can be horse ridden or cycled.

Sightseeing
Slightly back from the shoreline there are fossilised dunes. On the outskirts of the park there are remains of old mines, once producers of silver, copper and tin, a reminder or the area's past history.

Animals/Birds
The Calblanque Regional Park is home to storks, flamingos, gulls, eagle owls and Bonelli's eagles as well as many other species.

Plants
There is abundant vegetation with plant species such as palmettos, wolfwort, Phoenician juniper, pine, carob and fig trees.

 

 
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