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Valley of the Monks in Creel Area

Address: near Posada Creel, Mexico
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Type: Biking Trails, Outdoors
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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We drove a 4 wheel drive on many roads in the back country, including all the way to the Valley of the Monks. The indians are an interesting group but not friendly at all. They don't like their pictures taken, are very private. But there is lots to see if you like nature. See my review of Batopilas for more... More 

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Capistrano Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The rock formations are amazing. We enjoyed just seeing the formations of mushrooms, frogs, they are so realistic.

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Creel, Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
56 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Beautiful valley filled with rounded topped stone monoliths, some 15 to 20 meters tall. Really an amazing place with some incredible far off views, especially if you take a side trail up to the top of a plateau with views of the continental divide. Valleys spread out below with a rancho scattered about here and there. One of those spots,... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Don't miss this - take a ATV there and see the other valleys and the lake. Amazing scenery! Try to spend time there walking and climbing around.

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Seattle
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

a tour from the town of Creel - Mexico is trying to promote this as a national park - a nice side tour

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San Jose Ca
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Be sure to take he short hike up to the top to see the San Miquel valley and the continental divide. The view is fantastic and the hike is not too far. It is at an elevTion of 8000 feet though.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

It really looks like you are in another planet! It's far from the main road (10km) and not very easy to find, but you can take the car all the way and park it there, although you have to climb it (2min) to get the full picture.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This is one enchanting area -- from the verdant valley floor with its grazing cattle to the fantastic pillars and rock formations that warrant time to be still and listen. Making a journey by mountain bike (a very easy ride on dirt road .... unless you aren't acclimated to elevation) or by moped (ideal so you can get it all... More 

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Milan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Easy tour near creel to go in an hour and take picture, you can do this trip mostly with the hotel that organizes.

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This place is unbelievable! The rock formations are gigantic and the place is peaceful and tranquil. I'm so happy I got to see this amazing place.

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