Leave the Central towards the paved road to Darnius. After 600 meters, take the path on the right and cross the bridge of Can Bodó. Follow the track and turn right to head into a steep climb to Puig Can Bodó and the Puig de les Lloses. Follow the main trail and pass Pla d'Amigó and Coll de la Trapa. Here it is necessary to keep on the same track to Mas Rimal. Cross the bridge and follow the trail that runs along the back of the dam, heading to Sant Llorenç de la Muga. All this last section is paved.
The charming old town of Sant Llorenç de la Muga is well worth a visit. You will enjoy its medieval streets, the perfectly preserved stone houses, the remains of the old medieval wall, the waterwheel, the church, the chapel, the bridge of Sant Antoni, and the tower of the Moros, among others.
Follow the itinerary along the GI-511 towards Terrades. Take the turning towards Can Serradell and follow the trail between the reservoir and the mountain of Santa Maria Magdalena. This section is goes up and down continuously. We get to the Barri del Pantà, where the workers lived until they completed the construction of the dam in 1969. Currently the reservoir has a maximum capacity of 61 Hm3 and the area is 3.6 Km2.
Cross the dam and follow the road along the reservoir towards Darnius. In the 19.58 kilometre, we must take a path to the left towards Mas Costa. Follow the track near the water. After 1,32 kilometres, turn right toward Santa Ana. Follow the track that goes to Darnius between the reservoir and the mount Oliveta for about 5 km to go back to La Central.
Distance: 25,81 km. Dificulty: Medium-High. Ascent: 478 m. Time: 2h. 30 min.