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Lagunas de Zempoala

Estado de México and Morelos

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About Lagunas de Zempoala

Lagunas de Zempoala National Park.  In a short distance from Mexico City, this national park is the main recharge zone for the aquifers of the Apatlaco River micro-basin; the c...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Cuernavaca, Morelos, a t20.3 Km.

  • Airport

    Mexico City International Airport 'Benito Juárez' - CDMX

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By land from Mexico City on the Federal Highway to Cuernavaca/CDMX (95) / Mexico/Cuernavaca Highway and in the municipality of Huitzilac tak...

  • Transportation facilities

    From Mexico City by public transportation at the Taxqueña bus station. From Cuernavaca, Morelos, at the bus station located downtown.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Mostly walking, but there is the option of renting horses.

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  • Schedules

    Saturday, Sundays and holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Temperate in spring and summer. Cold autumn and winter.

Lagunas de Zempoala in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Comfortable clothing, jacket and walking shoes are recommended.


Services within the PA

Handicrafts, sustainable products and souvenirs stores
Information modules
Interpretive trails

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Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Cuernavaca, Morelos, a t20.3 Km.

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.

More about Lagunas de Zempoala

Interesting facts

Zempoala means 'many lagoons' in Nahuatl, since there are seven lagoons that form the landscape of this National Park: Quila, Zempoala, Comp...

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Scenic beauty.

Representative species of PA

Bobcat (Lynx rufus), Racoon (Procyon lotor), Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri), Dusky Rattlesnake (Crotalus triseriatus), Mountain Stream ...

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You can see more representative species of Lagunas de Zempoala on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. To be a responsible and environmentally friendly visitor.
2. Follow the instructions given by the park rangers when entering the Lag...

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  • PA office address

    Av. Universidad no. 5, Col Santa María Ahuacatitlán, Cuernavaca Morelos, C.P. 62100.

  • Phone

    +52 55 54 49 7000 ext. 18606

  • Email


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