Teide National Park occupies the highest part of the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain). Declared in 1954, Teide National Park, is the largest and oldest national park in the Canary Islands. Unesco declared a six Teide National Park World Heritage Site. In this area is the Teide volcano which at 3,718 meters is the highest peak of the Canary Islands, Spain and any landmass Atlantic Ocean. It is also the third highest volcano in the world, second only to the Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea in Hawaii.