LAGOON ZEMPOALA, MEXICO - THE BACKPACKING

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Friday, January 31, 2014

LAGOON ZEMPOALA, MEXICO

Formed by gaps : Compile , Tonatihua , Seca, Prieta , Ocoyotongo , Quila and Hueyapan , this park is in the Sierra of the same name , 50 km from the city of Mexico . His great height determines the climate is mild during the day and cold at night . Zempoala , "place of many waters " is made ​​up of seven lakes , three of which are permanent. The forest surrounding houses pines, firs and oaks , inciting enjoy nature and tranquility that aspires to see the scenery in which the blue hues of the water combine with various greens of the surrounding forests .

 The national park was established as such, the May 19, 1947 . The tour of the free road to Cuernavaca offers walkers not only beautiful scenery , including partial views of the
Valley of Cuernavaca, but also pleasant and suitable places for picnics .

 The park is ideal for rest , we suggest to use the time to practice mountaineering in the 2 steep mountain peaks to scouts , camping and picnics, horseback riding trails , living area and playground, and a health eco trail visitors, or boating and water sports allowed in some gaps , such as: paddle boat rides and sailing (driving your own boat ) . Fishing prohibited . It is important that you register on arrival in the administration . There is in this park is a small museum , which exhibits signs of flora, and diagrams , which illustrate the formation of gaps . Huitzilac is the closest town to the park that offers visitors handicrafts of the region , such as rustic furniture made of different kinds of wood , as well as thumbnails of them. Take the free or 95 federal road to Cuernavaca. At km . 37 Huitzilac find the deviation in the town of Tres Marias. 13 km. below is the park.