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Canon del Rio Lobos Natural Park

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Address: Soria, Soria, Spain

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This is a big natural area. If you have time and a full day or two to dedicate to hiking, this place is great. The drive there is scenic and easy - very well marked/indicated... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2014
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is a big natural area. If you have time and a full day or two to dedicate to hiking, this place is great. The drive there is scenic and easy - very well marked/indicated. Would have liked to have spent more time there. There is a hermitage that is popular to hike to. Lots of flora and fauna to... More 

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Cheltenham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you find yourself within 50 miles of here you will be amply rewarded if take time to visit. It's a truly stunning place and so accessible for people of any physical ability without disappointing the fittest walker. We saw it last year for the briefest of visits and were so taken with the place we planned our holiday round... More 

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Pravia, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I'm an eleven year old girl and I loved it. As I got there, after having a lovely pick-nick, I enjoyed watching the vultures fly high in the sky. They are an amazing bird, and you can just sit down watch them for hours. After watching them for a while I took a path on the right leading towards an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

I visited Rio Lobos valley without knowing anything about it. Despite poor signposting I got there pretty easily although it's a long way off main roads. It feels special, with huge cliffs on either side and the sight of vultures at the entrance to the canyon. The rock formations and dead ancient trees by the hermitage are fascinating but the... More 

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Gijon, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Everyone would find something to love about this place. Short and long walks, accessible if you use a wheelchair or a seasoned hiker. Amazing views of vultures nesting and flying. A beautiful hermitage is a1km walk away from the car park. Beside the hermitage is an incredible cave with cave drawings. A great experience!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Beautiful landscape, we wished that we had had more time to walk in the canyon, it has the possibility to stretch anybody's legs. From vultures to little green frogs and a lone, very well behaved shepherd dog which came to cool off in one of the pools and then continued on its way, it was a lovely experience.

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Leicestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The birds roost along the cliffs of the gorge and set off when the air has warmed. In July this isn't until 09.30 ish and return in the early evening. A good place to view is from the Mirador above the park entrance. When the bird return they often seem to put on a show for those patient enough to... More 

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Cantabria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Firstly, if you visit el Cañon del Rio Lobos to walk, it's a good idea to go and talk to the guys in the information centre at Ucero first, they are (obviously) very well informed and we were glad we'd had the routes, timings, and parking arrangements explained before we headed into the canyon. The basic idea is that there... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Fantastic views and lots of vultures riding the thermals from view point next to the road.

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Canada
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

I visited Canon del Rio Lobos in June of 2012. It is a natural canyon area in Soria, northeast of Madrid about 2.5 hours by car. The landscape is that of deep cut canyons and ravines. The area is karsted so there are many very interesting topographical features to see. We hiked up to the canyon head (about 1km) from... More 

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Address: Address: Soria, Soria, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Soria  >  Soria

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