Cerro El Volador, Medellin

3.7
#10 of 18 in Wildlife in Medellin
Get away from the bustle of Medellin and set your own pace at Cerro El Volador, stretching 106 hectares (484 acres). Hike, run, or ride your bike at this popular urban green space, the largest in the city. Climb to the 82 m (269 ft) summit and enjoy views of the town and valley below. Expect to see plenty of birds and butterflies during your visit. Make Cerro El Volador part of your personalized Medellin itinerary using our Medellin day trip site.
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  • Not sure why other reviewers are losing their minds over this place. If you enjoy hiking up a road without a pedestrian path or much to see along the way, this is for you. There are better places to.....  more »
  • A great place for the serious birder (30 species in an afternoon). However, staff there warned us not to leave the roadway due to thieves along the paths (which are dirt & very steep) that approach...  more »
  • We stayed in the Laureles Stadium neighborhood and were so pleased to have the Cerro El Volador close by for our morning run. We ran from our hotel for about 7 minutes to one of the parks closest...  more »

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