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About Papigochic

Papigochic Wildlife Protection Area.  This protected area is located in the territory of the Raramuri people in the Sierra Tarahumara of Chihuahua. It protects important extensio...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Ciudad Cuauhtémoc at 90 Km.

  • Airport

    Chihuahua International Airport 'General Roberto Fierro Villalobos' - Chihuahua

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By land on the state highway 190 km from Chihuahua City.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private transportation and by tourism service providers.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    It is suggested through the hiring of trained and authorized local guides.

  • Schedules

    Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Entrance fee

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

  • Average weather in the area

    Cold temperate

Papigochic in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • A good time to visit the Protected Area is during the summer.
  • Light clothing is recommended for the day and warm clothes for the night.


Services within the PA

Interpretive trails

Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Food services of authorized local tourism service providers.

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Ciudad Cuauhtémoc at 90 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 refuge for important species such as the black bear, golden eagle, trout aparique, mountain parrot and thorny pinabete. It has some ...

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The ANP is a site of importance for threatened and/or endangered species.

Representative species of PA

Thick-billed Parrot (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha), Eared Quetzal (Euptilotis neoxenus), White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus), Chihuahua...

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

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Contributes to conservation
2. Ideal luggage
3. Take care of your Natural and Cultural Heritage
4. Manage your waste respon...

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  • PA office address

    Calle Xochimilco 4015, Cd. Cuauhtémoc, Chih.

  • Phone

    +52 635 586 15 89

  • Email

    Without information

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