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Embalse de La Pedrera Reviews
Beautiful to look at, but there's not much else you can really do here. There are no bars or toilet facilities. If you're an avid cyclist, you can ride around the whole thing, but don't forget about the hills! You can't swim in the lake, even though it's very inviting. It would be nice if there was a sign explaining why it's not allowed. It's a fresh water lake and you can even get a fishing license for it, but I'm unable to find out why you're not allowed to swim. Kayaking is apparently allowed, though. The sad part: all the litter. Humans are literally destroying the place. You'll see some people on the road around it, but the dirt roads leading to the actual lake are not frequently used. When you go down there, you'll find building materials, household waste, dog poop,... Not a pretty sight to see.
Even though we were in the middle of the storms caused by Doreen that hit the Murcia coast this was still a fantastic sight, superb views and fantastic for cycling....great place...have a camera handy.
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