Also located here is the Aralar Visitors Centre. In it, the natural and cultural resources and their managements are exhibited. The main aim of the centre is to understand the natural resources with respect to nature, recognising different habitats or ecosystems and evaluate their condition.
From Lizarrusti you head towards Etxegarate through large oak forests. Etxegarate is one of the most important settlements between Gipuzkoa and Navarra, close to the village of Idiazabal. This village has become well known for the origin of Basque cheese, made with latxa, ewe’s milk that graze in the mountains of the Basque Country. There is a museum dedicated to shepherding in the village centre
Leaving the mountain behind you, you can descend to Zegama. In the Andueza farmhouse, there is the Aizkorri-Aralar Natural Park Visitors Centre, which is also a Museum of Wood and Zegama´s tourism office. However the town of Zegama, for those who are into the world of mountain racing, is best known for the world famous Zegama-Aizkorri marathon.