In Sierra de Cazorla you find a recreational area near Arroyo Linarejos, an area of diverse flora and fauna where you have access to numerous trails and where you can also enjoy a perfect and peaceful day surrounded by nature.
This recreational area has parking, pool, tables and a fountain and is thus an ideal place to stop to eat or to drink before starting any of the trails.
To get there, take the A-319 from Cazorla to the reservoir Tranco de Beas and after crossing the bridge over the Guadalquivir you find the access to the recreation area.
This route is only 45 minutes long and suitable for all ages; it begins in Cazorla and is one of the most popular ones where accompanies the sound of the Guadalquivir River along the entire route.
In the A-319 that goes to the Sierra take the road to Vadillo Castril. In the area you'll find past the entrance of the village you will see signs indicating the start of this route that begins with a slight slope with a wooden railing along a dam on the river Guadalquivir.
The road continues to a viewpoint of 60 meters height after passing several waterfalls; we continue to ascend the slope over the river to the waterfall Linarejos then continue to the powerhouse from where we continue to ascend, following the signs indicating the way to the parking lot.
From the recreation area Linarejos continue up to the creek Valdeazores, which we continue along the shore on a descent to the lagoon and the marsh los Organos.
After two small, narrow tunnels and a path of rocks we get to a power plant which we will pass on our descent to the fish farm and interpretation centre Torre del Vinagre.
This route is practicable by bike.
Route Difficulty: Medium
Time: 7 hours
We head direction to Cazorla, from where we take the mountain road A-319 and follow it towards the reservoir Tranco de Beas. We take the road JF-7092 and two kilometres from the bridge that crosses the river on the road JF-7091 is situated the recreational area of the Arroyo de Linares.
If you don´t have a vehicle you can rent a car at Malaga airport with us to reach this and many other destinations from Malaga.
In the map below you see Arroyo de Linarejos: