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A well-kept lake and park, complete with 300-year-old cypress groves.

A well-kept lake and park, complete with 300-year-old cypress groves.

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Good day with family!

Lovely lake, great for pictures. You can bring your food and haves picnic or buy from the "puestos" inside. Must try their fruit platter and micheladas! Nice park towards the back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
M_Lily83
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Lovely lake, great for pictures. You can bring your food and haves picnic or buy from the "puestos" inside. Must try their fruit platter and micheladas! Nice park towards the back for the kiddos.

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Thank M_Lily83
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

I visit this beautiful lake every year , it's one of my favorite places in the state of Michoacan . It is very peaceful, the waters are clear and blue . It's a family friendly environment , vendors are very nice and the sea food around the lake is very yummy. If you like cold water, jump in . The... More 

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Thank Maria Teresa C
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This lake is incredibly beautiful, More than a lake, it's is spring fed and the water was crystal clear, and it's the beginning of a small river! In consequence the water is super clean- green-blue. You can swim and do snorkel, all the edge of the lake is surrounding by big trees “ahuehuetes” (also known as Montezuma Cypress).

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Thank Armando A
Modesto, California
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Brring you family and spend a wonderful time in the outdoors. They have eveything you need for a nice picnic.

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Thank Sinfullness
Mundelein, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It's was so nice to spend the day at this gorgeous lake. We walked all the way around and took in all the beauty before going for a swim. The water is so clear that you can see all the fish that live in the water. Seeing the trees growing from the water is just amazing. I would recommend water... More 

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Thank Robert_N_Siri
Lakewood, California
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I never get tired of visiting "Lago de Camecuaro", the woodsy area gives it a great serene feeling, the crystal clear waters are refreshing to just watch, Taking one of the little boats to get toured around the lake with your couple is just perfect. They have great food from the local vendors, and if you want some live musical... More 

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Thank Cesar U
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I love Camecuaro is one of the most beautiful lakes I've been to. My family lives in Zamora and its a place we visit every time I visit Michoacan. The water is crystal clean and refreshing.

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1 Thank Bug1213
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Several years ago a couple of friends and I took a tour of pottery villages in Michoacan with Traditions Mexico. We spent 2 nights in a hotel adjacent to the lake. We arrived on a national holiday and the park around the lake was packed with people. There were 3 wandering bands playing loudly and a cloud of dust hung... More 

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Patzcuaro
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Lake Camecuaro is two hours from La Casa Encantada & Patzcuaro. This is a hidden JEWEL of a place. Lake Camecuaro is at the source of some major springs. It is fed by clear springwater which then flows to Zacapu and finally ends up in Lake Chapala. The water is sparkly clean and beautiful. The lake has gorgeous very old... More 

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1 Thank PatzcuaroVictoria
South Pasadena, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Absolutely gorgeous lake. Plenty of boats to paddle through the lake which is crystal clear and refreshing... Highly recommended!

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