Nature areas 

ZEPA Arrocampo reservoir

Winter is the best time of year for visiting the ZEPA Arrocampo Reservoir, where the wetlands provide shelter for numerous birds.

Location and Contact:

Avenida Jose Gonzalez Amezqueta s/n
10390 Saucedilla , Cáceres (Extremadura)

How to get to

Opening times

Monday-Friday:

9am-1pm and 2-6pm.

Saturdays and Sundays:

8.30am-3pm and 4-6pm.

Fee

Free admission.

  • Winter is the best time of year for visiting the ZEPA Arrocampo Reservoir, where the wetlands provide shelter for numerous birds.

    In the province of Cáceres, you will be able to enter the ZEPA Arrocampo Reservoir, which is spread over the municipal areas of Almaraz, Romangordo, Saucedilla and Serrejón. This natural space is formed by continental waters, wetlands and aquatic plants, along with holm oak forests. Unbeatable surroundings that have favoured a proliferation of settlements of different birds, such as the purple heron, the Western marsh harrier, the purple swamp hen, the great cormorant and the black-crowned night heron, which have found an ideal place for nesting in this ZEPA sanctuary.

    You can get to this reservoir along the farm lanes and irrigation canals that surround it, and spot some of the most characteristic species from the area, such as the white stork, the black and the red kite, the kingfisher, the little bittern, the short-toed eagle, the common stilt, the little egret, the common crane and the European golden plover.

    The best time for visiting this ZEPA sanctuary is winter, as numerous species remain there during the season.

  • Type:

    • Ornithological Park

    Accessibility:

    • Disabled access
    • Admits guide dogs
    • Accessible car park
    • Accessible facilities and common areas
    • Accessible swimming pool
    • Access ramps
    • Accessible restaurant
    • Adapted route for disabled people
    • Adapted paths
    • Toilet with disabled access
    • Toilet for disabled people in common areas
    • Toilet with support rails

    Services:

    • Parking
    • Restroom
    • Coffee Shops
    • Fountains for Public Use
    • Outreach Material
    • picnic areas
    • Interpretive panels
    • Shelters

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