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The river serves Cabriel of dividing the land between Valencia and Spanish for more than 50 km from the reservoir Contreras until its confluence with the river Júcar in Cofrentes. The winding course of the river is the hub of a vast area very little processed and exceptionally preserved a rich habitat of riverbank vegetation and protected birds like the golden eagle, or the Bonelli's eagle owls. The river is also one of the best wildlife reserves river with populations of river otters, crab and indigenous madrilla del Xúquer.

The valley Cabriel is the best preserved riverside forest of Valencia and consists of galleries poplars, willows and tamarinds, alongside the growing reeds, rushes and reeds.

The rock walls that surround the river are covered with a dense forest of white pine, with timely presence of Carrasco and oak Valencia. Besides the forest is rich in Mediterranean native plants such as rosemary, mastic, arbutus, boxwood or sabina albar.

Since Villargordo del Cabriel becomes the spectacular needles and knives of the valley Fuenseca. Among the sites of Vadocañas and Villatoya, Cabriel is embedded in a series of bends known as Hoces. Until Villatoya and village houses River to get from Requena.

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