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Barranca de Oblatos

Calzada Independencia | Huentitán, Guadalajara 44390, Mexico
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GO AGAIN? Yes, great little hike and beautiful view.

GO AGAIN? Yes, This was a great little hike halfway down the canyon on a broken rock and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Davis, United States
Very nice hike

DO AGAIN? Yes. This is a medium easy hike that took about 30 minutes to the fenced area by the... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Davis, California
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This 2,000-foot gorge makes for an interesting view.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“main trail” (2 reviews)
Calzada Independencia | Huentitán, Guadalajara 44390, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GO AGAIN? Yes, This was a great little hike halfway down the canyon on a broken rock and cobblestone road. The ending at a chain-linked fence looking over to a waterfall coming from the city was good (you could not really go further). Half-way down...More

Thank keithrF81CI
Reviewed 15 June 2017

DO AGAIN? Yes. This is a medium easy hike that took about 30 minutes to the fenced area by the waterfall and 35 minutes back up (I'm a medium hiker and did not take any stops). I went mid-morning and there were many people, at...More

Thank LibraryRed
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I spend six weeks living in Guadalajara to improve my Spanish and had grown tried of city life. Barranca de Oblatos came up on my search of things to do around the city. It is located on the far side of the city near the...More

2  Thank James W
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Very good trip to do in winter season, it takes 1 or + hour to descend and 2 hours or more to climb up. Its a really good exercise you need to be prepared for, using running shoes, bringing water, going slow and stopping to...More

1  Thank TOMAS O
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We went all the way down the hill. It was fun. The problem was going back to where we started. The best is the fresh aire. Beautiful nature.

2  Thank Karim S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This place is amazing, even more so on the rainy season (Jun-Sept). It has numerous hiking trails; some easy and short, others grueling, steep and long. This is a great way to burn off some calories while marveling at the scenery and one of the...More

1  Thank Ugo C
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I come from Southern California. I am no stranger to a good hike. I was delightfully surprised by the green thick vegetation. Impressed by the many bright and colorful flowers that lined the rocky and at times very narrow trails. We traveled down the north...More

Thank stuart v
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I loved the view of the canyon. It's pretty spectacular. I got an Uber car out to the entrance, although I know buses go there too. There seem to be tents for homeless people when you start the descending trail. I heard warnings about safety,...More

3  Thank MacDollar66
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There is a car park outside the entry. And multiple bus routes to get there. I think 631 takes you to the entry. the walk is in two parts, downhill and then uphill. If you go to the mirador consider walking back out if not...More

2  Thank Chayo P
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Nice place to run or hiking just one recomendation, don´t carrie luxury tings like watches or jewerly and only visit it in the morning not to early and not lo late 8 to 13hrs preferible...

Thank Edmundo S
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Jose R
3 June 2017|
Response from TOMAS O | Reviewed this property |
As earlier in the morning is the better. Between 6pm and 6am it is not recommended.
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