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Ciénegas del Lerma

Estado de México

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About Ciénegas del Lerma

Ciénegas del Lerma Wildlife Protection Area.  This protected area is a relict of the wetlands that once existed in the Toluca Valley, and it is estimated that it protects 10% of what was...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Lerma de Villada at 12 Km.

  • Airport

    Mexico City International Airport 'Benito Juárez' - CDMX
    Toluca International Airport 'Licenciado Adolfo López Mateos' - Edo. de México

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    To Polygon Three, 12 Km from the municipal capital of Lerma, on Federal Highway 36 Lerma-Xonacatlan, turning off to the west at the town of ...

  • Transportation facilities

    Own or rented vehicle, city bus and cab.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Through the perimeter dikes that limit the three polygons that make up the ANP.

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  • Schedules

    Every day from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

  • Average weather in the area

    Temperate with summer rains.

Ciénegas del Lerma in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • A good time to visit the Protected Area is during the winter when Nearctic migratory birds have arrived.
  • Rubber boots, windbreaker, cap or hat and sunglasses are recommended.


Services within the PA


Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants
Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Lerma de Villada at 12 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

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Interesting facts

It is a wetland adjacent to the Toluca Valley, which provides refuge for various species of ducks and other waterfowl. It includes three wet...

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The wide variety of aquatic and neotropical birds that winter in the ANP.

Representative species of PA

Lake Lerma Salamander (Ambystoma lermaense), Montezuma Leopard Frog (Rana montezumae), Mexican Duck (Anas diazi), American Snipe (Capella ga...

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You can see more representative species of Ciénegas del Lerma on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not leave solid waste
2. Do not use horns or loudspeakers
3. Do not disturb the birds
4. Do not enter bodies of water

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  • PA office address

    Andador Valentín Gómez Farías #108, San Felipe Tlalmimilolpan, Toluca, Estado de México, C.P. 50250.

  • Phone

    +52 (722) 167 32 42

  • Email


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