“Ribeiro Frio” forest Park is located in a deep, damp valley surrounded by mountains on the north coast of Madeira Island in Santana. This is an area of high natural beauty, located in the center of Laurel, here you’ll find many examples of emblematic species of wood, such as: the Til, the Vinhático, Loureiro and the Barbusano.
Next to the camping area you can visit the famous Cold Brook trout ponds. Across the road you are walking by a mini-Laurel, full of identified specimens where you can cultivate your knowledge of the species of Laurissilva.
Note that this area is within the “Biosphere Reserve”. This designation was awarded in June 2011 by UNESCO, recognizing the richness of an ecosystem which seeks to reconcile the conservation of biodiversity and its sustainable use.
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