BACKPACKER IN FOREST OF CHAPULTEPEC - THE BACKPACKING

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Friday, November 1, 2013

BACKPACKER IN FOREST OF CHAPULTEPEC

Chapultepec Park is an urban park located in the Miguel Hidalgo, Distrito Federal (Mexico). It is one of the largest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, with an area of ​​2 678 ha.1

Chapultepec is divided into three sections and houses some of the most important tourist sites in Mexico, including the National Museum of anthropology. It has two artificial lakes, sports facilities and many sources. For this is one of the most visited by the capital and tourists who come to Mexico City locations.

Park management falls directly on the Ministry of Environment of the Federal District (SMA), through the Directorate General of urban forests. Chapultepec Park since 2001 is included in the
indicative list of real candidates to be recognized as a World Heritage site in Mexico. In 1992, the third part of Chapultepec Park was declared a protected natural area in order not to develop larger works in the region, but it has the "Forum Baby Animals Orchestra" (1986), the "Fountain of Cri Cri" (1974) and "Teatro Alfonso Reyes" (1974) with a capacity of 3,000 seats.

This area is the only forest with free access to the car, it serves as a liaison between constituents and the Paseo de la reform .23 in 1999, the then head of government of the Federal District Cuauhtemoc Cardenas Solorzano government requests will be returned to the federal government to Forest City, which is made and initially by Miguel Hidaldo but lack of funds and management infrastructure is given to the Secretary of the Environment of the Federal District, which is managed since 1997 and this had left the control of the local secretary zoo