BUITRAGO CERVERA LOCAL NETWORK
RUTA 1. La dehesa del Soto
Point of departure:
Cervera de Buitrago. Church C/
Simple route but with a great landscape variety, from the original sea stamp of the marina of El Atazar to the adehesados landscapes and the jarales so typical of this area.
In Cervera de Buitrago the route departs from Iglesia street and goes down Pozas Street, coinciding with the route of Great Route path of the Genaro that goes to the dam of El Villar. In the area of the old laundry, the path turns left and goes down towards the reservoir of El Atazar leaving the sewage treatment plant on the left. There he takes the road of the Carrascalejo, a dirt track that borders the reservoir and has a barrier to prevent unauthorized vehicles from passing through. The path is transformed into a path and climbs through the Dehesa del Soto to a higher area where the municipal boundary between Cervera de Buitrago and Robledillo de la Jara is located. After a czaro, the route continues along a well-marked road to the vicinity of the M-127 road, where you turn right back to Cervera de Bui havoc. Road and path march parallel for almost 2 km by public roads and along the Colada de Vallejo Rubio livestock route. The path continues towards the center of the urban core leaving on the left an old rester for transhumante cattle called the Ages and on the right a shelter for cavalry.
La Dehesa del Soto is listed as a Public Utility Mount. Much of its surface was flooded by the Atazar Reservoir. The lower part is covered with whining and ash trees while in the highest area grows a jaral with rosemary. From this highest point you can see beautiful views of the El Atazar reservoir, the Sierra de la Cabrera and the Cabreras and the holm oak of the Santillana pasture.
El Atazar Reservoir, built in 1972, is the largest in the Community of Madrid and stores almost the 50 % the volume of embalmed water in the region. It is possible to practice nautical activities without motor but the bathroom is not allowed.