San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary, San Jose del Cabo

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Explore a tropical landscape and extensive marshlands at San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary, home to one of the region's largest bodies of fresh water. Long a source of drinking water for Spanish missionaries and the local population, the estuary became a protected area thanks to its riotous array of waterfowl and other birds. Pay a visit to the area and you can wander along the network of well-marked hiking paths that traverse the coast. Keep your eyes open for some of the 250 bird species that live and winter in the sanctuary, as well as plant species like fan palms and cattails. Keep in mind that there are few amenities, so bring food and water for longer treks. Put San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary into our San Jose del Cabo trip itinerary builder tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The estuary is the home for hundreds of birds and waterfowl. Viewing them in their natural environment is spectacular. There is a walking trail, although a little rough, is not too difficult to travel...  more »
  • perhaps the greatest fear of all the heads is that someday something will happen to the aesthetics since it is such a magical and unique place in San Jose that i hope that no one thinks of building a hotel or something there
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  • this place should name it heritage of sanjose del cabo because it is almost like an emblem and it is very nice if you have useryou can see many types of aimales
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