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Forest of the Spring (Bosque de la Primavera)

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Address: KilA3metro 20 Carretera a Tepic, Guadalajara, Mexico
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Very good trails for Mountain Biking.

Im used to Monterrey mountains, so expectations on sights, flora and fauna were somehow high so I will focus on the nice MTB trails. Go there! Many competitions had being... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2015
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Im used to Monterrey mountains, so expectations on sights, flora and fauna were somehow high so I will focus on the nice MTB trails. Go there! Many competitions had being celebrated there mainly at "Pista el Madroño" but my favorite trail was "la canica". No regrets.

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Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

I spent the day together with a friend and we were rather disappointed. There is only one route you can follow to the rio caliente and the same way back. However, the thermal river was really nice! If you have time then visit it but in my opinion it's not a "must see".

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Parksville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My daughter and son-in-law were our gracious tour guides when we visited the Rio Caliente in el Bosque de La Primavera. The walk to the river was lovely, although it was a very hot day. It's hard to imagine how a river could be as warm as it was; but we revelled in feel of the mud beneath our toes... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Nice park , we really liked the thermal river, it is possible to rent horses, the walk to te river is 1 hour long.

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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111 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

An amazingly large park in this massive city with lots of nature, hikers and bicyclists. I feel confident it is a safe park but would like to see more security services and better parking

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We took a local bus to La Primavera, and while I didn't mind the hike, we didn't have time to make it to the thermal water and back before closing. Or, planning to camp out there over night is another option. The 4 stars is only based on what we had a chance to see. I would have gone for... More 

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Bremen, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Nice place to spend the afternoon. If you are visiting Guadalajara for an extended period of time then you will probably want to break away from the congestion for a while. Primavera is an easy 45 minute local bus ride (#729) out of the city. It is a great place to take in some clean, fresh air while hiking through... More 

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Guadalajara, MX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

As a resident of the Bosques de la Primavera I can assure you that this place is "heaven on earth". I live on the Eastern edge of the forest in Zapopan, and we made a point of making this lovely property our permanent home. From here, we have a spectacular view to the West with nothing but the mountains and... More 

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

it is a nice place with lots of trails for mountain biking in guadalajara. from novice to expert level routes and nice views.

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Nyc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

this is also hard to get to but lovely forest and great air and wonderful banarios to soak up the lithium water and also other waters, very hard to get to without a car, taxi to there would be expensive, if you have a car , do it. this is a all day trip, if you like forest walking paths... More 

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