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Parque Natural La Estanzuela

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Address: Carretera Nacional entronque a Valle Alto, Monterrey 64988, Mexico
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+52 8 3371388

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Great to go and take a walk or excersice and has a beautiful small river and views of all the mountines that surround the park

Reviewed 5 days ago
Monterrey, Mexico
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Monterrey, Mexico
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great to go and take a walk or excersice and has a beautiful small river and views of all the mountines that surround the park

Thank AndreaMtz11
Ottawa, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parque Estanzuela was quite the challenge, but definitely worth it! We have been wanting to check out this place called Parque Estanzuala, apparently a smaller and less commercialized version of Chipinque. We arrived at about 1 pm on Saturday, and it was packed! So much so that the 2-way street had cars parked on both sides creating a 1-way street... More 

Thank Drew P
Monterrey, Mexico
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is the best place in monterrey if you want to go for a quick getaway. You can stay as long as you want but you can do it with 4 hours. Ther's two ways to do it. The path, wich is safe and easy but boring, or you can go up river. Definetly the best and more enjoyable way... More 

Thank Jesus Z
Monterrey, Mexico
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Around 4 km up a country cobblestoned road you reach the entrance and staging area of this nicely kept natural park in south Monterrey. From there you have a "standard" 1.5 km trek up the side of a tranquil creek and can take in the beautiful sites that include towering trees and interesting wildlife (bird-lovers will really enjoy this park).... More 

Thank John C
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98 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is sooo pretty! for some locals unknow also, this is the reason why this place continue so natural! great to talk a walk!

Thank Gaby_Roes
Monterrey, Mexico
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This place is beautiful. Get there early to avoid the crowds. If you are not fit, stay at home or go to Chipinque. You need to hike a lot to get to the waterfalls. To get to the most beautiful one you have to hike for at least 2 hours. There are no signs at all but you only need... More 

Thank Saesar
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2,470 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 625 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

It is a park that is half an hour from downtown Monterrey - ideal for walking, exercising and purely enjoying the beautiful natural landscapes. The entrance fee is 20 pesos but I'd recommend going early around 7-8 am to find a free parking lot near the entrance. If you are walking to reach the small waterfalls and wish to return... More 

Thank KarolaRS
Reynosa, Mexico
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

With water, snacks, comfortable clothes, towel, a good pair of fresh socks!!! the earlier you get there the better, you may spend at least 4-5 hours there.

Thank Luis B
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

If you want a long hike and get a swim in waterfalls and big holes with water, the park is the place for that. It is a very nice place, i enjoyed it a lot with friends. The only negative point is that the first hike part, when it gets very steep, the floor is not adapted for that. People... More 

Thank Nathalie B
Monterrey, Mexico
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This park is a great alternative to Chipinque, walk its 5Km in a open nature environment, if you're lucky, you can even take a look at some wildlife like squirrels or bears. You should avoid going on sundays if you want to really enjoy this place.

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