During the last years, the number of green belts has increased significantly in León.
Besides, they are becoming more and more extensive, and feature more and more playing and leisure areas.La Granja, the Avenue of La Condesa, the Avenue of Papalaguinda, the riverside of the Bernesga river, the parks of Quevedo, Los Reyes, San Francisco, Angel Barja, La Palomera or el Chantre, have been designed including many decorating elements and featuring little woodlands where citizens can enjoy playing, strolling or practising sport. They are a good example of the wide range of green belts and parks which can be found in the city.
Besides, León features a magnificent 18 holes Golf Course, located in San Miguel del Camino, only five kilometres from the capital. This wonderful golf course was designed by the renowned professional golfer Manuel Piñero, who knew how to make good use of the natural resources of an orography that combines both plains and mountains, obtaining a fantastic course featuring wide fairways, extensive greens, lakes and bunkers.