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Cuatro Cienegas Reserve

#152 of 404 things to do in Northern Mexico Features Animals
Chihuahuan desert, Mexico
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Amazing, place, but book a guide ahead of time to see the best parts!

Went to the small pubelo of Cuatro Cienegas, and toured the town. There are two museums worth... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2015
diver34118
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Cape Coral, Florida
Unique and remote place in the desert

This place is so amazing. Little lakes fed by springs in the middle of the desert. Colored water... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2014
beavisnail
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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12 Jul 2015
“Amazing, place, but book a guide ahead of time to see the best parts!”
22 Jun 2014
“Unique and remote place in the desert”
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Chihuahuan desert, Mexico

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Went to the small pubelo of Cuatro Cienegas, and toured the town. There are two museums worth seeing there, the museum of history, and the casa of Venustiano Carranza- the author of the Mexican Constitution. Both are a simple low cost donation. The town itself...More

Thank diver34118
Reviewed 22 June 2014

This place is so amazing. Little lakes fed by springs in the middle of the desert. Colored water, endemic species (even a turtle) just off the highway. I think this is a really special place and almost nobody comes here, or knows about it at...More

1  Thank beavisnail
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

For a nature reserve Cuatro Ciénegas has major problems. There are NO campgrounds, nor in the reserve nor in town. Also, most attractions such as the dunes open after 10 am and close early. When visiting your best choice for accommodations is Hotel Plaza. If...More

Thank RobertoSMolina
Reviewed 8 April 2012

I actually traveled here the first time in November 2009, it's a bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit. Nowadays, Northern Mexico can be hairy, so proceed with caution. We took an 8 or 9 hour overnight bus from Zacatecas to Monclova...More

Thank julia c
Reviewed 8 September 2007

We took a day trip from Piedras Negras, Mexico to visit Cuatro Cienegas. We were spending the summer on staff with a house-building mission group. So, we had heard of this place and decided to take off and find it. Almost 4 hours of driving...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2016
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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile
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