Shelter - Refugio El Pilar
Description: It is located between the mountain ranges of Cumbre Nueva and Cumbre Vieja, almost in the center of the island. It is surrounded by a pine forest at the foot of Birigoyo Peak (1,811 meters).
It is one of the oldest recreational areas of the island, very popular in the days of good weather among palm families. Its location, in the approximate half of the mountainous ridge that divides the island, is ideal as a starting point for the well-known Ruta de los Volcanes, which is part of the well-known cane path. The authorized stay limit for tents is 7 days.
Municipality: El Paso. It is located in Cumbre Vieja Natural Park, on the island of Palma.
Services: Camping area, playground, drinking water, showers, toilets, stoves, barbecue sheds, benches and self-guided mycological trail (mushroom season).
-The resource is reached by road LP-301 that connects San Isidro (Breña Alta) with El Paso. It can also be accessed from the west by the LP-3 bypassing the LP-301.
-The road, paved and about three kilometers, part of the transversal route LP-2 at the height of its kilometer 21. This is also the point to which it is possible to arrive by public transport, using the route between Santa Cruz de La Palma and Los Llanos de Aridane.
Permission / Authorization:
There is an annex area for camping, but requires prior authorization. For the use of kitchens 1 and 2 and kitchen north. On the other hand, in kitchens free 1, free 2 and free 3 you do not have to ask for permission or authorization. For the visit to the interpretation center no.
Ministry of Environment (Avenida de los Indianos, 20 [Santa Cruz de La Palma] - Telephone: 922 423 100)
Information thanks to: refugioslibres.com
ServicesDrinking water WC Shower Table Beds Cooking space
How to get there
Nearby hiking routes (< 15km)
- PR-LP 2 Camino del Lomo del Lance
- SL BA 140
- PR-LP 14.1 San Nicolás-Coladas de San Juan
- PR-LP 15 Jedey-Tigalate
- SL LP 123
- SL LP 71 El Jesús-Risco de las Pareditas
- PR-LP 3 Pico de La Nieve - Santa Cruz de La Palma
- PR-LP 14 El Paso-Refugio del Pilar
- PR-LP 4
- PR-LP 12.1
- PR-LP 16 Refugio del Pilar-Playa del Hoyo
- PR-LP 18.1 Los Cancajos - Cruz de La Pavona
- PR-LP 19 Camino de las Fuentes
- PR-LP 18.2 El Llanito-PR LP 18
- PR-LP 2.3 Barranco de la Madera
- PR-LP 3.1
- PR-LP 4.1
- SL LP 20 Wanderweg LP 3.1 nach Wanderweg LP 4
- SL EP 107 San Nicolás-Hoyo de La Sima
- SL LP 100 Tacande - Pista de Piedras Blancas
- SL LP 101 Tacande - Llanos del Jable
- SL LP 103 Coladas de San Juan-Llano de Jable
- SL LP 105 Coladas de San Juan-Camino Barquito
- SL LP 14
- PR-LP 2.1
- PR-LP 12
- SL VM 125 Llano de las Moscas-Pico Nambroque
- SL LP 126 Cruz del Monte - Camino de La Faya
- SL FU 110 Montaña de Los Faros – Pista general del Este
- SL FU 112 Los Quemados – El Puertito
- PR-LP 16.1 La Salemera-PR LP 16
- PR-LP 10