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About Janos

Janos Biosphere Reserve.  This reserve is located in the northwestern part of the State of Chihuahua. It is characterized for protecting the last natural grasslands o...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Janos at 20 Km from Protected Area.

  • Airport

    Ciudad Juarez International Airport 'Abraham González' - Chihuahua

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From Ciudad Juárez to Janos: Take the Juárez-Nuevo Casas Grandes Highway (Highway 2), when you reach Ascensión, continue straight until you ...

  • Transportation facilities

    Private or rented car, passenger transportation (Transportes Chihuahuenses, OMNIBUS de México and Estrella Blanca).

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Roads and routes, but they are not properly marked.

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  • Schedules

    Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 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 arid

Janos in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • In winter we recommend a coat/thick jacket, pants, comfortable shoes, cap. In summer, long sleeve shirt or t-shirt, pants, comfortable shoes...

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Services within the PA


Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA

Fast food
Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market

Nearest locality to the PA

Janos at 20 Km from Protected Area.

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

The prairie dogs in Janos are considered great engineers of the area, as they make complex burrows that interconnect under the ground. The ...

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American bison, prairie dogs and golden eagles.

Representative species of PA

Jaguar (Panthera onca), East Mexican Black Bear (Ursus americanus eremicus), American Bison (Bison bison), Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys...

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

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not litter
2. Do not extract flora and fauna
3. No campfires
4. Do not damage flora and fauna
5. Not to leave the est...

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  • PA office address

    Calle Ojinaga s/n, Colonia Centro, Janos, Chihuahua, C.P. 31840.

  • Phone

    +52 (636) 694 7410

  • Email

    Without information

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