Declared a Nature Park in 1996 and recognized by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve in 2001, Redes Park occupies the eastern central area of the Principality of Asturias.
Its environmental riches are manifest in the multitude of landscapes and contrasts. Hills and vast fields of grassland, karst forms in caves and even glacial formations such as moraines and cirques can be seen here. Redes boasts a wooded area that occupies 40% of the territory.
Its noteworthy peaks include Pico Torres, Retriñón, Peña'l Vientu, Cantu l'Osu, Tiatordos and Rapainal, this last being the highest peak in the park at 2,002 m. The action of its rivers has led to the emergence of open valleys with abundant meadowland and impressive limestone gorges, such as those of the Rivers Alba and Los Arrudos, leading destinations for families who love hiking. One of the most impressive places in the park is the high mountain meadow of Brañagallones, isolated by the mountain buttresses at 1,215 m, yet easily accessible from the village of Bezanes.
Redes Park is home to all the characteristic species of the north of the peninsula - the brown bear, capercaillie and wolf, as well as the largest populations of chamois and deer in Asturias. Beech woods are the dominant plant formation in the hills of Redes, although these are also home to numerous sessile oak woods.