Barranca de Metztitlán
About Barranca de Metztitlán
Barranca de Metztitlán Biosphere Reserve. This protected area stands out for its high diversity of arid zone plant species, including cacti, biznagas, and agaves. Several endemic spe...
How to get there?
Most important locality
Felipe Angeles International Airport, Estado de Mexico
References and Transportation
Ways to get there
Leaving from the city of Pachuca, take Federal Highway 105, known as Mexico-Tampico, passing through the municipalities of Real del Monte, O...
Private car or public transportation, mainly cabs from the city of Pachuca to Metztitlán, its base is located next to the bus station in Pac...
Mobility within the protected area
It is advisable to take a vehicle or hire a tour guide. There are trails and roads, the signage is somewhat limited, but it exists to reach...
Every day of the year.
The reserve has several tourist centers. It is recommended to call the Protected Area office to coordinate your visit.
Average weather in the area
Depends on the area.
Activities and recommendations
- Ancient cave paints
- Archaeological and historic sites
Services within the PA
Handicrafts, sustainable products and souvenirs stores
Lodging near the PA
Food service near the PA
Available services in the nearest locality to the PA
Market / Super Market
Nearest locality to the PA
Protected Area entrance fee
$57.87 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.
Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.
More about Barranca de Metztitlán
This ravine is the work of the geological history of the area; in some remote time a part of the mountain massifs fractured, sank, and forme...
Cave paintings, viewpoints, bat caves, canyons, ravines and bodies of water. Its cacti: forests, UMAS producers and botanical garden. A 16th...