The National Park has its own network of hiking paths, amounting to a good 70km. The appropriate hiking maps are available from the National Park Information Centre (El Paso, next to the Cumbrecita turn-off Open Daily from 9:00 to 18:30), the information huts on the Roque de Los Muchachos , the Cumbrecita and Lomo de Los Caballos just before the parking area in the Barranco de Las Angustias ravine and also from the campsite office in the crater itself.
The starting points of the hikes can be reached by hire car but the Caldera hike from Los Brecitos and the route to the Marcos y Cordero springs from Casa del Monte can only be reached by jeep.
Caldera del Taburiente is a 1500m deep , 8km wide crater formed by a giant landslide and ensuing erosion. High mountain vegetation and pine forest with many unique plant and animal species. National Park status.
El Paso: Access via the Barranco de las Angustias ravine and Los Brecitos. Impressive view into the crater from the Cumbrecita viewpoint and from Roque de los Muchachos.