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Wild Climb

Most of the directions seem to be wrong. In order to get to the bridge you have to start at the top... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
posko84
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Unexpected hiking gem in the city

My son and I hiked the ravine on a Monday, and it was very pleasant and challenging. The... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
jdrtx
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Austin, TX
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This 2,000-foot gorge makes for an interesting view.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calzada Independencia | Huentitán, Guadalajara 44390, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most of the directions seem to be wrong. In order to get to the bridge you have to start at the top of the mountain. Entrance is at the end of the neighborhood, through a row of vendors. (I put: Barranca de Huentitán, Av. Belisario...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

My son and I hiked the ravine on a Monday, and it was very pleasant and challenging. The information on the trailhead is a bit conflicting and confusing with multiple trailheads I think, but what we ended up doing was taking a 30 minute Uber...More

2  Thank jdrtx
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Oblatos' Barranca (canyon) is really the Barranca of Huentitan--one of GDL's oldest and "bestest" neighborhoods. Mariachi king Vicente Fernandez is from there. The barranca is magical and a favorite for locals. Get there by taking the Macrobus along Calzada Independencia to the last stop. The...More

Thank Enrique N
Reviewed March 8, 2018

I am from Guadalajara and totally regret that I had not visited La Barranca before. This is such an amazing place and it is within the city. I had never expected that my lovely city had such a hike nearby. I’ve been living in Seattle...More

6  Thank jcoussm
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ravine! Had a great time hiking down and up a different way. We put in about 4 hours and were on our ascent when my friend suffered from a significant cramp. Within 2 or 3 minutes, however, one of the horserider groups that we...More

1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed August 31, 2017

This place is awesome to go for a hike jog our walk. Must due all of the mountain climbing down to the bottom and walking along rivers edge.

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

If you want some beautiful views and great pictures, you must go. Make sure you are at least in average shape since the walk back to the top can be tiring.

2  Thank Glafiro Alonso V
Reviewed August 18, 2017

We went here for a run on Sunday morning at 9:00. Since there are several entries into the canyon, I need to clarify that we went for a trail run at the entry at the end of Av. Belisario Dominguez. From there we went straight...More

3  Thank Proefkonijn
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

This was a three hour round trip hike that ends at the rio grande. The views were absolutely stunning! It's a popular locals hike and we got lapped by every age group who are out there just for fun. We made a mistake in not...More

3  Thank Misohungry117
Reviewed June 23, 2017

GO AGAIN? Yes, This was a great little hike halfway down the canyon on a broken rock and cobblestone road. The ending at a chain-linked fence looking over to a waterfall coming from the city was good (you could not really go further). Half-way down...More

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Horned-Owl
November 15, 2018|
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Response from posko84 | Reviewed this property |
I have only been one time between 3-5pm. I would say yes it would be busier but you should still be fine. The path is wide enough for several people to pass if you walk slow like me.
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Response from jdrtx | Reviewed this property |
No guide needed, trail is very well marked.
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