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Barranca de Oblatos

Calzada Independencia | Huentitán, Guadalajara 44390, Mexico
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Lovely hike, amazing views, great exercise... and it is in Guadalajara itself!

I am from Guadalajara and totally regret that I had not visited La Barranca before. This is such an... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
Juan O
Great for Hiking

Beautiful ravine! Had a great time hiking down and up a different way. We put in about 4 hours... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Matthew M
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This 2,000-foot gorge makes for an interesting view.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“uber car” (2 reviews)
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Calzada Independencia | Huentitán, Guadalajara 44390, Mexico
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

I am from Guadalajara and totally regret that I had not visited La Barranca before. This is such an amazing place and it is within the city. I had never expected that my lovely city had such a hike nearby. I’ve been living in Seattle...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ravine! Had a great time hiking down and up a different way. We put in about 4 hours and were on our ascent when my friend suffered from a significant cramp. Within 2 or 3 minutes, however, one of the horserider groups that we...More

1  Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

This place is awesome to go for a hike jog our walk. Must due all of the mountain climbing down to the bottom and walking along rivers edge.

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

If you want some beautiful views and great pictures, you must go. Make sure you are at least in average shape since the walk back to the top can be tiring.

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

We went here for a run on Sunday morning at 9:00. Since there are several entries into the canyon, I need to clarify that we went for a trail run at the entry at the end of Av. Belisario Dominguez. From there we went straight...More

1  Thank Proefkonijn
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

This was a three hour round trip hike that ends at the rio grande. The views were absolutely stunning! It's a popular locals hike and we got lapped by every age group who are out there just for fun. We made a mistake in not...More

1  Thank Misohungry117
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

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

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Reviewed June 15, 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
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Reviewed March 14, 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
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Reviewed January 2, 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
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Jayme K
January 1, 2018|
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Response from Misohungry117 | Reviewed this property |
I know a bus line goes there (we saw them all parked on the same block as the entrance) but we didn’t use the public transit while we were there so I️ have no idea how to access it.
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Jose R
June 3, 2017|
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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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