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Meseta de Cacaxtla


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About Meseta de Cacaxtla

Meseta de Cacaxtla Wildlife Protection Area.  The Meseta de Cacaxtla has different and beautiful landscapes, as well as mysterious ancestral cultural manifestations that represent those ...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    There are 8 popular beaches within the Protected Area, the closest is 25 minutes north of the city of Mazatlan.
    Barras de Piaxtla is 50 minutes north of Mazatlan.

  • Airport

    Culiacan International Airport - Sinaloa
    Mazatlan International Airport - Sinaloa.

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    The first community is located 45 kilometers from the port of Mazatlan by land.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private or rented car, with service providers and bus.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Signage and roads to communities with beaches.

  • Schedules

    Every day of the year, 24 hrs.

    The beach area is open 24 hours a day. The archaeological zone Las Labradas, from Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from Friday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Humid, 15-35°C

    It rarely drops below 9°C. In summer it can exceed 36°C.

Meseta de Cacaxtla in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for hiking or wet conditions are recommended.


Services within the PA

Interpretive trails

Lodging near the PA


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

There are 8 popular beaches within the Protected Area, the closest is 25 minutes north of the city of Mazatlan.
Barras de Piaxtla is 50 ...

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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

It is the largest Protected Area in the state of Sinaloa, and in the plateau we can find the archaeological zone of 'Las Labradas', which is...

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Archaeological site, viewpoints, beaches, trails, scenery, local gastronomy and cliffs. Rancho Las Palomas and El Ruiseñor ecological ranch....

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Representative species of PA

Jaguar (Panthera onca), Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), Lilac-crowned Parrot (Amazona finschi), Purplish-backed Jay (Cyanoc...

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You can see more representative species of Meseta de Cacaxtla on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

Users of and visitors to the Protected Area must comply with the following:
1. Collect and carry with you the solid waste generated du...

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  • PA office address

    Puerto de Mazatlán no. 8 bis. Alfredo V. Bonfil. Mazatlan, Sinaloa.

  • Phone

    +52 (669) 118 1092

  • Email

    Without information

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
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