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Canon de la Huasteca

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Address: Carretera Federal No. 40 | 3 Km. al sur pasando Santa Catarina, Monterrey, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-8-3374340

Rugged mountain great for rock climbing.

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This has to be one of the most beautiful places I've ever been to. Located a distance away from the busy city, this place is stunning and quiet. The River Catarina runs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Karla C
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of the most beautiful places I've ever been to. Located a distance away from the busy city, this place is stunning and quiet. The River Catarina runs through it given the opportunity for people to go and swim or relaxed on its calm but rocky shores, maybe do some grilling (must bring your own grill).... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you drive up to the sheering cliffs you you can see various dune buggies and four wheelers driving by. Great place to rock climb.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

It's a 10 miles road with scenics view of a valley with beautiful mountains and the past path of Santa Catarina River. At the end of the road you'll find an abandoned dam. It's worth it if you have time! Many people uses this road to ride in bike so if you're a biker don't miss it.

Thank Borquiex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This place is good for mountain biking. I rode from entry point to the great retaining wall. Other activities that could be carried out are mountain climbing, running, horse riding or just sit in the car and watch... Take as much or as little time as you like. It is a bit tricky to find the official and only entry.... More 

Thank Arturo M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This place is visited by families on Sundays and it is good to walk around, kind of windy but nice and fun specially if you have a 4 wheeler.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Good place to ride a bike, run around and play with your dog. The view is incredible, with large open spaces to camp or picnic. In rain season , small rivers appear.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This place is beautiful for pictures. I love to come here with my family every time I visit Monterrey. We normally make it a picnic day and bar b q at the park. We have hiked up towards the top but it can be dangerous due to lose gravel and rocks. There are sometimes a few people offering to give... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I visited this place long time ago and again last week. The amazing views are the same but unfortunately i discovered that visiting on a Sunday afternoon makes for an incredibly crowded scene with very long traffic lines. I would highly recommend avoiding the weekends if possible and going during the week. The hills and the beautiful plants make for... More 

1 Thank Sarracenia
Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Huasteca canyon is a beauty to look at in the mornings. If you happen to drive by close or on a high point in Monterrey you may have a fantastic view of the Huasteca with the dusk coloring the area. Or if you like the adventure you can take your bike and visit the canyon for a fun adventure.... More 

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Monterrey, México
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

You can either make this a short trip to the park entrance to see the formations, or drive about an hour through the canon to the Rompe Picos Dam. I recommend the later. When hurricanes have hit Monterrey, the canon is completely covered by water. There is an impressive dam that will likely have no water as it will only... More 

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