National Parks of Mariola Mountain and Font Roja give the whole area an abundance of nature unusual in the Valencian region. It's the varied flora, with over a thousand cataloged species of aromatic herbs, gives amazing landscapes tones while the abundance of water provides a refreshing and relaxing backdrop. Together, flora and water have always attracted a characteristic fauna and have fostered a very relevant human activity.
The birth and the course of the river Vinalopó from Mariola Mountain heading to find the river Segura in Elche clearly illustrates how humans have used the power of water for economic development in the area. Similarly, another emblem of the zone is the top of Montcabrer with its 1,390 m is the highest peak in the park and natural destination of countless hikers.