Al Hoceima’s National Park.

With a land and sea area of 310 km2, is located west of the city. It includes areas of high biological value and natural spaces among the best preserved Mediterranean coast with wild underexploited.

It is a rough sea and land park crossed by the limestone ridge of Bocoya (Bokkoya) extending over about forty miles. Its cliffs of more than seven hundred meters, penetrate sharply in the Mediterranean Sea, creating a rugged coastline, silhouetted and steep slopes, Osprey paradise.

It is crossed by the steep valley formed by the river Tarsmat, one of the few rivers that cross it.

The valley sides are chaired by the endless rocky limestone resulting in numerous caves and wildlife arbustiva.Su vegetation is Mediterranean with little forest we find oaks, olive trees, olive trees, mastic carob, palm, Mediterranean pines and oleanders, which must endure a long summer drought.

It contains the world’s largest population of osprey, plus twenty species of raptors and mammals such as the African wolf, or a reserve of red coral . This park is home to 3 varieties of dolphins, 69 species of birds and monk seals one of the few remaining colonies in the world, rays and sea turtles .Entre winged residents find pink flamingos, migratory birds, ospreys and last remaining examples in the world of ibis; the mythical sacred bird.

Actually Al Hoceima National Park, preserves the last remnants of the original biodiversity of the Mediterranean.

It stretches along the coast from Cala Iris, to Al Hoceima, where we found Bay coast Badis, where El Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera. It was originally an island, but due to an earthquake in 1930, the island was turned so attached permanently to the mainland. It is one of the squares of Spanish sovereignty spread along the coast of the Moroccan territory, relics of the past colonial.There are fishermen’s houses and a detachment of the Moroquian Marine. As a  curiosity, holds the Guinness record for the world’s smallest border.

The encampments or more major towns in the area are those of Aduz inside and Tausart, belonging to the municipality of Ruadi, known for its souk Sundays.

For beach lovers and diving, there are some isolated coves mountains, Tikit Creek, 700 Cove Steps near the village of Toussent, Topoz Creek near Adouz and Bousekkour Creek, closer to the Capital Al Hoceima.

Of course as a protected natural area is forbidden for visitors hunting, fires or camping use, collection, destruction or alteration of natural elements, introduction of exotic species and the disposal of solid or liquid waste.