Attractions to explore nearby Parco Sponga
The Sponga Park is a municipal natural park located on the Simbruini mountain range in the municipality of Canistro , in Abruzzo. The protected area is characterized by the presence of the La Sponga stream whose source, called Sant'Antonio-Sponga, is located at about 1000 m above sea level. The name of the stream and the park could derive from the corresponding dialect word for "sponge".
The Monti Càntari is a short mountain range belonging to the central Apennines, located on the border between Lazio and Abruzzo, along the Apennine watershed, between the provinces of Frosinone and L'Aquila. Bordered to the north and east by the Roveto Valley, to the south-east by the Ernici Mountains, to the south by the Latina Valley, to the west by the Granara Valley and the territory of Filettino.
The waterfall of Zompo lo Schioppo represents the highest natural waterfall in the central Apennines after that of the Rio Verde di Borrello; in fact, the waters precipitate from a height of over 80 meters and then flow downstream towards the town of Morino. The flow rate of the waterfall, originating from karst phenomena, depends on the amount of rainfall that occurs during the year.