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Category: National parks, Local time: 16:46:05, Altitude: 3544m
The Desierto de los Leones National Park (Desert of Lions) is an important national park in Mexico. It is situated in the outskirts of Mexico City
. The park was founded in 1917 and is considered to be the oldest biospherical reservation in Mexico
. Desierto de los Leones National Park occupies an area of 1867 ha. There are a number of streams and waterfalls. Mixed woody vegetation is intertwinned with meadows. There are several tourist attractions, like the former Carmelite Monastery. The monastery has a "cell of silence." It was a place of confession and there was no need to see faces. Desierto de los Leones National Park offers educational activities for children and adults, and hiking and biking trails.
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:17:32 PM
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: hiking, fishing Character of the park
: mountain, insular Protected animal species
: deer, falcon, lion (Panthera leo) Distance from the main road