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The Best Hiking Trails in Michoacán (Mexico)

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  • El Laurelito to Pico Azul

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    near El Laurelito (La Izama), Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    10.08mi
    Elevation +
    2306f
    TrailRank
    44| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofEl Laurelito to Pico Azul Photo ofEl Laurelito to Pico Azul Photo ofEl Laurelito to Pico Azul

    This is a lovely loop hike that is mostly in the shade of tall pines, oaks and other trees. Some great views at the top. Most of it is on dirt roads, some narrow trails, and a few short areas there isn't much of a trail....

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  • The Coenembo Loop

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    near Coenembo, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    3.16mi
    Elevation +
    299f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofThe Coenembo Loop Photo ofThe Coenembo Loop Photo ofThe Coenembo Loop

    This trail would very obviously only classify as moderate in normal circumstances. However, the section at the eastern end of the trail, where it turns abruptly northwards, requires the scaling of two walls and scraping ...

  • Two Tunnels

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    near Colonia Primero de Mayo, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    3.93mi
    Elevation +
    400f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofTwo Tunnels Photo ofTwo Tunnels Photo ofTwo Tunnels

    An easy 6 kilometre hike on good paths with lots of shade. The walk commences at the Manzanillal roundabout and proceeds in a southerly direction. The first 300 metres of the track are strewn with garbage, but this does ...

  • El Pozo Uplands

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    near El Pozo, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    3.73mi
    Elevation +
    279f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofEl Pozo Uplands Photo ofEl Pozo Uplands Photo ofEl Pozo Uplands

    This is a fascinating trail. I have classified it as moderate because of the steep and slightly tricky start/end section, although most of the trail is easy. It will be clear from the map that we walked more or less as f...

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  • near La Perota, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.76mi
    Elevation +
    2694f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo ofNevado de colima (La Joya- subida por la J) Photo ofNevado de colima (La Joya- subida por la J) Photo ofNevado de colima (La Joya- subida por la J)

    Hiking in Nevado de Colima Natural Park (Jalisco, Mexico) +600m elevation gain in one of the highest points in Mexico. From top you are able to see the Volcan de colima active volcano. Moderate: the clilmb is a little ...

  • Los Pinos Loop

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    near La Quinta Maravilla (Mesa de San José), Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    3.54mi
    Elevation +
    108f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofLos Pinos Loop Photo ofLos Pinos Loop Photo ofLos Pinos Loop

    This little jaunt is an easy six kilometre stroll. Most of it is along mud tracks that are occasionally used by motor vehicles, although we saw none on the track itself. It is an interesting walk rather than attractive ...

  • Outdoors 3 Caminata Pasion

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    near El Espino, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    1.24mi
    Elevation +
    292f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo ofOutdoors 3 Caminata Pasion Photo ofOutdoors 3 Caminata Pasion Photo ofOutdoors 3 Caminata Pasion

    This two kilometer loop starts at the edge of Ecoturismo Río de la Pasión, a recreational center with cabins, a museum and a two'kilometer-long series of ziplines, "the only interstate ziplines in Mexico" taking you from...

  • Melchor Ocampo Loop

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    near Los Contreras, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    3.71mi
    Elevation +
    604f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofMelchor Ocampo Loop Photo ofMelchor Ocampo Loop Photo ofMelchor Ocampo Loop

    A very pleasant trail on the south side of the slopes of the Estribo Grande. There are no difficult sections on this trail, although this would be a different matter in the wet season, when it might classify as difficult...

  • The Los Cerritos Loop

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    near Los Cerritos, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.37mi
    Elevation +
    400f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofThe Los Cerritos Loop Photo ofThe Los Cerritos Loop Photo ofThe Los Cerritos Loop

    A very easy walk, although crawling under a barbed wire fence has to be negotiated twice; thus I have classified it as moderate. Most of the trail has patchy shade and there are plenty of places to sit in the shade, but ...

  • Below la Cantera

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    near Colonia la Cantera, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.83mi
    Elevation +
    338f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofBelow la Cantera Photo ofBelow la Cantera Photo ofBelow la Cantera

    A very pleasant walk with plenty of shade. There are two walls to climb over and a somewhat steep initial descent; these aspects mean I have classified the trail as "moderate".On our walk, once we were away from the vill...

  • Under Snake Hill

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    near Zurumutaro, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.25mi
    Elevation +
    26f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofUnder Snake Hill Photo ofUnder Snake Hill Photo ofUnder Snake Hill

    This was an easy walk , the first part being completely flat along the banks of an irrigation canal. We were forced to turn off to the north-west, as othr trail was blocked by another waterway and a barbed wire fence. Ju...

  • El Cerro Blanco Volcanic Loop

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    near La Entrada al Cerro Blanco (Ejido Zurumútaro), Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.86mi
    Elevation +
    322f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofEl Cerro Blanco Volcanic Loop Photo ofEl Cerro Blanco Volcanic Loop Photo ofEl Cerro Blanco Volcanic Loop

    A circular trail aound the peak of El Cerro Blanca. The trail follows tracks of varying sizes, a few used occasionally by vehicles, but most are footpaths. We completed the trail on a Wednesday morning in January and met...

  • The Vitela Forest Loop

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    near El Tabardillal, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    3.05mi
    Elevation +
    413f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofThe Vitela Forest Loop Photo ofThe Vitela Forest Loop Photo ofThe Vitela Forest Loop

    An easy to moderate trail, which could easily be done in an hour if you did not want to stop repeatedly for the wildflowers, forest scenes and the views to the north. The footpath varies between a forestry trail that has...

  • La Lagunita

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    near La Lagunita, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.86mi
    Elevation +
    591f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofLa Lagunita Photo ofLa Lagunita Photo ofLa Lagunita

    This route has been compromised somewhat by avocado orchards and new restirctions. At the most southerly point we had to turn around and take a different westerly path than planned. Instead of a loop it turned into a shu...

  • Below the Estribo Grande 3

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    near San José (El Cerrito), Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    4.09mi
    Elevation +
    217f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 3 Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 3 Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 3

    A pretty easy hike with lots of shade for two thirds of the walk. There are a couple of sections that are steep and slippy, primarily the ascent and descent close to the bull ring. There is also one channel to jump acros...

  • South of Cerro de La Cantera

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    near Colonia la Cantera, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.82mi
    Elevation +
    420f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofSouth of Cerro de La Cantera Photo ofSouth of Cerro de La Cantera Photo ofSouth of Cerro de La Cantera

    This is a pleasant hiking area criss-crossed with trails. You will see from the jumbled nature of the route that it is possible to loop round and round within the bigger loop. This is fun, because the forest is very forg...

  • Cerro Blanco from the South

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    near La Entrada al Cerro Blanco (Ejido Zurumútaro), Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    1.83mi
    Elevation +
    456f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofCerro Blanco from the South Photo ofCerro Blanco from the South Photo ofCerro Blanco from the South

    This is a short and relatively straightforward trail. For most of thascent, which is, at times, quite stepp, the trail is a single walking track. For most of the descent we used a trail that had been used by vehicles fro...

  • Below the Estribo Grande 2

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    near San José (El Cerrito), Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.68mi
    Elevation +
    154f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 2 Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 2 Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 2

    This is an easy trail, however, there are some uneven surfaces and a few minor inclines. The trail follows paths, some of which have seen occasional use by vehicles, but certainly not on a daily basis. One section we tra...

  • near Mirador el Estribo, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.29mi
    Elevation +
    666f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofEstribo Grande Loop Avoiding Steps Photo ofEstribo Grande Loop Avoiding Steps Photo ofEstribo Grande Loop Avoiding Steps

    This is a trail of moderate difficulty, a few areas are steep and the trail narrows significantly. There are also some significant drops. People with pets or, worse still, young children, may wish to keep them on a leash...

  • Below the Estribo Grande 1

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    near San José (El Cerrito), Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    3.08mi
    Elevation +
    154f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 1 Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 1 Photo ofBelow the Estribo Grande 1

    This is an easy hiking trail, perhaps moderate to some, but there are few inclines of note. The trail follows paths, some of which have seen occasional use by vehicles, but certainly not on a daily basis. One section was...

  • Frustrated by Fences

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    near Pichátaro, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    2.48mi
    Elevation +
    240f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo ofFrustrated by Fences Photo ofFrustrated by Fences Photo ofFrustrated by Fences

    This was quite a pleasant, although short walk, that waas curtailed because we were turned around a few times by very securely closed gates and lots of barbed wire. It seems a shame really, as there appeared little need ...

  • Morelia Highlights Walking Tour

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    near Morelia, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    4.03mi
    Elevation +
    138f
    TrailRank
    22

    An easy walking route past all the city’s nicest churches, plazas and attractions. Starts and ends where we stayed (Casa los Limones), which is on a very nice street, but can be joined anywhere along the way. We only ...

  • near La Perota, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    4.18mi
    Elevation +
    3068f
    TrailRank
    82| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofVolcán Nevado de Colima Jalisco La Joya La Jota Cumbre sur Colimotes cueva del diablo Photo ofVolcán Nevado de Colima Jalisco La Joya La Jota Cumbre sur Colimotes cueva del diablo Photo ofVolcán Nevado de Colima Jalisco La Joya La Jota Cumbre sur Colimotes cueva del diablo

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  • Tariakeri

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    near Tzintzuntzán, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    5.34mi
    Elevation +
    2339f
    TrailRank
    21
    Photo ofTariakeri Photo ofTariakeri

    Beside Tzintzuntzan town in Michoacan state. One side of the summit has view to The islands: Janitzio, Yunuen, Tecuena y la Pacanda. At the other side the view is the lake Tzintzuntzan town and Las Yacatas

  • Umecuaro 16.7 km

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    near Umécuaro, Michoacán (Mexico)
    Distance
    10.36mi
    Elevation +
    1785f
    TrailRank
    21
    Photo ofUmecuaro 16.7 km Photo ofUmecuaro 16.7 km

    Notes: you pass through Rancho Paradiso (private property) and need to ask permission to walk through.

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