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About Bavispe

Bavispe Wildlife Protection Area.  This protected area is located in the northeastern portion of the state of Sonora. It contains a great floristic diversity as a result of a ...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality


  • Airport

    Hermosillo International Airport 'General Ignacio Pesqueira García' - Sonora.

    Ciudad Juarez International Airport 'Abraham González'- Chihuahua

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From Cananea, 25 linear kilometers uphill to Los Ajos; from Bacerac it is about 30 kilometers uphill to Sierra El Tigre.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private or rented car.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    There are signs.

  • Schedules

    Every day of the year.

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Temperate in summer, very cold in winter.

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Activities and recommendations



  • A good time to visit the Protected Area is during the fall.
  • Hiking boots, pants and shirts and a hat are recommended.


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Bank ATMs
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Transportation services

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Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$46.23 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.

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Interesting facts

The Bavispe Wildlife Protection Area, Sonora, is the generator of the tributaries of the Sonora, Santa Rosa and Bavispe rivers, which repres...

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The pine-oak forest and viewpoints.

Representative species of PA

Ornate Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata), Mountain Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus jarrovi), Elegant Trogon (Trogon elegans), Harlequin Quail (Cyrtonyx...

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You can see more representative species of Bavispe on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

To be accompanied by ANP staff, prior notice and purchase of bracelets.


  • PA office address

    Segunda Este Final, sin número, esquina con Sinaloa, Cananea, Sonora, C.P. 84520.

  • Phone

    +52 (645) 688 1530

  • Email

    Without information

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