Garajonay National Park covers an area of more than 10% of the island of La Gomera . It was declared as such in 1981. Later, in 1986, Unesco included it among the assets which form part of a World Heritage Site.
It is located in the island of La Palma. It has a volcanic origin.
It contains the enormous expanse of the Caldera de Taburiente , once believed to be a huge crater, but nowadays known to be a mountain arch with a curious crater shape, which dominates the northern part of the island. It was designated as a national park in 1954.
It was declared National Park in 1954, the Parque Nacional de las Cañadas del Teide includes an enormous volcanic crater 48 km in circumference, out of which rises Mount Teide (3.718 metres), making it the highest mountain in the whole of Spain.