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Parque Natural La Estanzuela

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Address: Carretera Nacional entronque a Valle Alto, Monterrey 64988, Mexico
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Beautiful find!

Around 4 km up a country cobblestoned road you reach the entrance and staging area of this nicely kept natural park in south Monterrey. From there you have a "standard" 1.5 km... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 February 2017
John C
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Around 4 km up a country cobblestoned road you reach the entrance and staging area of this nicely kept natural park in south Monterrey. From there you have a "standard" 1.5 km trek up the side of a tranquil creek and can take in the beautiful sites that include towering trees and interesting wildlife (bird-lovers will really enjoy this park).... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is sooo pretty! for some locals unknow also, this is the reason why this place continue so natural! great to talk a walk!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This place is beautiful. Get there early to avoid the crowds. If you are not fit, stay at home or go to Chipinque. You need to hike a lot to get to the waterfalls. To get to the most beautiful one you have to hike for at least 2 hours. There are no signs at all but you only need... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

It is a park that is half an hour from downtown Monterrey - ideal for walking, exercising and purely enjoying the beautiful natural landscapes. The entrance fee is 20 pesos but I'd recommend going early around 7-8 am to find a free parking lot near the entrance. If you are walking to reach the small waterfalls and wish to return... More 

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Thank KarolaRS
Reynosa, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

With water, snacks, comfortable clothes, towel, a good pair of fresh socks!!! the earlier you get there the better, you may spend at least 4-5 hours there.

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Thank Luis B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

If you want a long hike and get a swim in waterfalls and big holes with water, the park is the place for that. It is a very nice place, i enjoyed it a lot with friends. The only negative point is that the first hike part, when it gets very steep, the floor is not adapted for that. People... More 

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Thank Nathalie B
Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

This park is a great alternative to Chipinque, walk its 5Km in a open nature environment, if you're lucky, you can even take a look at some wildlife like squirrels or bears. You should avoid going on sundays if you want to really enjoy this place.

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Thank RIckGOmezT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Keepers and owners should pay more attention to details - put signs on the way to get there - there is no information to get there by car. Signaling!! Not expensive at all and informs visitors. You need to be at the level of this amazing place - dont f**^#} it up!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

Like a quiet and nice walking around an oak forest? this is the place!, located just a few minutes from Monterrey down town this is one of the best places to meet with nature! You can do bird and butterfly watching! The palce got restrooms, parking lot, it has a nice walking path! You can not miss it!

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Thank Carlos V
Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

It is a lovely natural nature trail through a green valley. It reminded me a bit of a little corner of the English Lake District. There is a stream that runs down the valley. Many butterflies depending on the season. It is some 20 km south of Monterrey city. Be sensible about the time you go. It does have opening... More 

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