Parque Nacional Desierto de los Leones, Mexico City

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  • First thing to know is the best way (only if you have no car) is Uber, but be careful to plan the return because he is not mobile in the Park. Then, the Park is empty from Monday to Thursday, he n's really crowded on Sunday (only leave the average worker). There is no indication in the tracks, there are everywhere! This n is not marked. I am guided with the app Trail Fork (being a rider mtb) a chance that I had, the c! I did a 30 km in a little more than four hours, the grand tour. I have not seen pass the time, the forest, the views are spectacular! If you have the energy to go to the end, you will see same Mexico off. The air is pure and the sun hits, c is still high, ca goes up without rest. But have a jacket, c is cooler than in the city. A nice day to do! If you are lucky enough to have a MTB on hand, without hesitation, you can enjoy even more of this unique environment.
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  • Beautiful mountain that gives you a clean air inside the CDMX with many routes and options to exercise in the open air... don't forget to go warm since it gets cold in the morning! Bicycle Running Trekking Yoga that you can think, is brilliant... and before you go please do not hesitate to eat nearby!
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  • I went with the bike in the car. Arriving they marked the path to go mountain bike. It is not for novice riders. There is a Ranger that walk the path constantly. It is not very well marked... it suits them to print map and take water for the journey. It has a distance of 30 km and areas that reach up to 4000 m height. I went down to the convent and then gave a walk by the gastronomic area. You can picnic, it has many accessory pathways to traverse several hermitages built.
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  • It’s a good place to run and take a juice early in the morning
  • Excellent ride without leaving much of the city. You can enjoy family. The convent is spectacular. There are very good music rondallas. The food is very good. Do not miss it. Excellent recommendation for family rides.
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  • It is a beautiful place full of nature, ideal to go with the family, very well maintained, very large, comfortable clothes are recommended since they are many stairs. Care areas as well so they last us long time more
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  • I love it, only that I can say really I recommend it, you can have some fun family outdoor and relax in your forest or in his Museum in the Museum Saturday and Sundays at 8:00 pm begins the journey of legends and they take you in the catacombs.
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  • To get from Mexico City (cdmx) in the truck, you should first go to nurseries, there questions how to go to the desert of the Lions (Chapel, you must tell them you're going to the Park which also there are a few villages which are called so) and say you that you have 2 options , one that takes you to a little town near and hence takes a taxi, the other is that there you go to saneglin and get off at the station of San angelin trucks ((I think) is opposite an electra, is the Park of the poets or artists) and hence split trucks to the desert costs 20 pesos, and drops you off at the entrance of the former convent of the desert and they become very few, strange if pass more than 3 people toward the wilderness, and to return, there are few trucks, going back (maybe 2 all day) then you have to return by taxi, I told them I was going to any metro and left us on an avenue where he spent with truck that left us on the subway, taxi we collect 40 pesos per 2 people. And there is no sign of cellular or Telcel of nunefon or Nextel
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