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Sierra de Manantlán

Colima and Jalisco

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About Sierra de Manantlán

Sierra de Manantlán Biosphere Reserve.  This mountain range is located in the States of Jalisco and Colima, and protects important areas of rainforests, coniferous and oak forests ...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    There are 79 localities and 32 agrarian nuclei within the Protected Area, all of which are of great importance.

  • Airport

    Guadalajara International Airport 'Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla' - Jalisco

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, take highway 80 and after 6 km take the detour to Ahuachapán, take this road and in 20 km you will enter th...

  • Transportation facilities

    Private vehicle.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Walking, motorized or non-motorized vehicles.

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  • Schedules

    There is no established schedule.

    Appointments can be made for tours or weekends.

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Cold temperate

Sierra de Manantlán in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • Visit the Protected Area during the winter season.
  • Warm clothing and walking boots are recommended.


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Nearest locality to the PA

There are 79 localities and 32 agrarian nuclei within the Protected Area, all of which are of great importance.

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 name of this reserve comes from the Nahuatl word amanalli, which means 'water or weeping fountain', as it describes the mountainous area...

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Viewpoints and drains.

Representative species of PA

Jaguar (Panthera onca), Military Macaw (Ara militaris), Margay (Leopardus wiedii), Diploperennial teosinte (Zea diploperennis), Magnolia tre...

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You can see more representative species of Sierra de Manantlán on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Approach the ecotourism committees to book your visit.
2. Respect the recommendations of the local guides.
3. Do not extract, f...

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  • PA office address

    Guadalupe Victoria 2760, Col. Ejidal, C.P. 48900 Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco. Calle Victoria No. 360, Col. Centro, C.P. 28000, Colima, Colima.

  • Phone

    +52 (317) 38 11 035 +52 (317) 38 10 154 +52 (312) 69 08 214

  • Email


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