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Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio

Address: Calz Fray Juan de San Miguel, Uruapan 60000, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 452 5240197
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Uruapan
Type: Outdoors
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Livermore, California, Usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was a great day trip from where we were staying in Patzcuaro. All natural beauty in the middle of a big city. Clean bathrooms too, always a plus! Great for all ages.

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Uruapan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The national park is a visit you must do when you are in uruapan. It is a place surrounded by vegetation and natural waterfalls. Is a place you can have a morning walk, and enjoy the benefits of nature. There is a new walking corredor next to the park that takes you next to the river to the old San... More

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California
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1,221 reviews 1,221 reviews
786 attraction reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I came here expecting to see a river that appears out of nowhere and then disappears. I got so much more. For starters, made it there by way of second class bus. Sadly, no chickens, but no a/c, and the entertainment was provided by a passenger's boom box. When the bus stopped in the middle of nowhere for seemingly no... More

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BC
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117 reviews 117 reviews
31 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is such a beautiful park, and can be a destination in itself. Other reviewers have told you most everything you need to know. We spent 2 1/2 hours there and could have stayed longer, but we were getting hungry and wanted to see some of Uruapan's other attractions. We travelled around parts of Michoacan by bus and found the... More

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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107 reviews 107 reviews
29 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Honestly, I have never seen or felt anything like this. Water everywhere! Lush. Plants. Trees. Birds. Flowers. Tranquility. Greenness. Water. Everywhere. OMG. What a treat for the eyes and senses. Absolutely magnificent and worth a trip to this area for this very reason. Uruapan. Avocado capital of the world. Fabulous coffee growing area. Macadamia nuts - check. Cacao- yup. World... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nice walk through the beautiful tropical gardens and waterscapes. Ask for one of the kids / locals to tell you about the legend of the park, its very cool.

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Portland, Maine
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161 reviews 161 reviews
77 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Entrance is free to residents of Uruapan, and they must be grinning to themselves every time they enter. We found this park to be well done, and a literal oasis from the city. The vegetation is lush. The sound of the river is therapeutic. The water is blue. The common areas are taken care of. A wonderful place for a... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
41 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

If you are stopping in the area of Uruapan this city park is not to be missed. There are walks, lots of waterfalls and fountains The plant life is luxuriant and the whole area is cool after the hot sun you are exposed to outside the park/. There is a trout farm where you can feed the fish and even... More

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Turlock, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Amazing water designs that continually keep you in awe. Located in the heart of the city makes it convenient although you think you are far removed from the hustle and bustle! A must if you are any where near Uruapan.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

A delightful walk with water and sub tropical vegetation everywhere. The natural springs power a succession of man made waterfalls and fountains. The paths are not wheelchair or buggy friendly which is the only criticism of a delightful spot where we spent an hour or so. Lunch at La Terraza de la Trucha followed by this walk to work of... More

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