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Address: San Carlos, Mexico

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Beautiful hike

Nacapule Canyon is a great place to go for an afternoon hike and picnic. It is not too difficult, but you can go further to find more challenging areas to scramble over large... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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San Carlos, Mexico
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San Carlos, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Nacapule Canyon is a great place to go for an afternoon hike and picnic. It is not too difficult, but you can go further to find more challenging areas to scramble over large boulders. Be sure to take plenty of sunscreen, water and food.

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Hermosillo, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It is very close to San Carlos so you can get in and out easier than other places, very beautiful nature piece for nature lovers, no commodities on the actual canyon. Not suitable for inexperienced travelers, need to be safe, communicated and oriented since it is close to the small town but you can still get lost in the desert.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A lovely place to visit, amazing to find so much vegetation in the desert. Highly recommended. If you have the opportunity to visit this small town in Sonora do it. The tour only takes a couple of hours but the experience is icredible.

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San Carlos, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A very nice hike into the desert with beautiful canyons, palm trees and lush oases! Not recommended if you have problems walking on loose rocks or climbing through vegetation.

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Belleville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice and safe place to go. Amazing to find an oasis like that in what is seemingly the desert. Keep walking as far as you can and it gets more exciting. What you see might depend on when you go: wet season vs. dry season. Wear shoes, not flip flops. Kids can make it no problem. Drive slow on the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What a surprising combination it is, indeed. A place in the middle of the desertic area of Sonora, where millions of years ago there was an ocean over and now we get to see palm trees, and amazing caves to explore safely, taking basic precautions,of course. It was my wife and a couple of friends who went there, led by... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We visited on a Saturday morning around 10 a.m. and it appeared that the clean-up crew was just finishing up from the prior days activities. There wasn't anything doing to attract our attention, so we left. This is a very dry, desert, canyon with several palapas and several trails leading into the surrounding, rocky, mountains. Apparently, when they are ready,... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Amazing scenery all the way. We did the LONG hike which includes the first part up to the waterfall (which was dry other than water in the pools) and then took the other trail which was a long loop back to the parking lot. Luckily we followed a couple of college kids that knew their way as this trail was... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It's a somewhat difficult hike unless you like to scramble over big rocks. However, it is well worth the effort.

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Tucson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The drive out there takes you away from all the tourist areas. The scenery is beautiful and there are interesting little houses and trailer areas to look at.

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Address: Address: San Carlos, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  San Carlos

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