El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve, Puerto Penasco

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El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve is located in Puerto Penasco. See El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve and all Puerto Penasco has to offer by arranging your trip with our Puerto Penasco online travel route planner .
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  • Really fun afternoon visiting this area. Learned a lot about the geological history of the region. Beautiful landscapes. Very glad we had 4-wheel drive as the road through here is unpaved and the sand...  more »
  • Spent three days in this desert landscape and enjoyed every minute of it--even the minutes spent pulling jumping cholla out of my ankle with pliers! This environment is full of wonders: pack rat midde...  more »
  • When you think of the desert you think in a place full of dangers and inhospitable, but this park is something that you can't miss. It has areas of camp, well defined paths if you love the hiking and at least two craters open to the public. Very little light pollution, making a paradise of night photography. Perfect place for two days of camp. It does not have services so you have to bring what is necessary. Also refer to the time of the year since the very hot days and cold nights in the desert are as well which should be prepared.
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