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

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Biking while mountain watching

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2016
Arturo M
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Monterrey, Mexico
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45 reviews
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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.

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Thank Borquiex
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24 reviews
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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 

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1,200 reviews
366 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 650 helpful votes
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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1 Thank bryanmantezoni
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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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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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242 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
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 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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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28 reviews
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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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Nuremberg, Germany
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588 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Either by bicycle or skates, or even car, this place is worth going, there is hiking routes, climbing routes, bike paths... well mostly asphalt, and many people around. The place is lively mostly when the "river" has some water on it. Take some time to visit it, its close to the city but since its huge, you will probably will... More 

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Harlingen
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Truly one of the most beautiful Canyon vistas just a few hours south of the border. Highly recommend as a day trip or just a drive through Troy to see the Majestic wonders of nature formed into a canyon.Families with small children and even brides were in the area enjoying the day the water and the beautiful sites for picture... More 

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