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Best trails in Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca

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Explore the most popular trails in Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description
The Nevado de Toluca National Park is located southwest of the city of Toluca, Mexico State. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including numerous paths for mountain biking, hiking, ATV's and horseback riding. Cross-country and downhill skiing can be practiced when the weather conditions are right. The park is popular with athletes training for major competitions such as the Olympics because of the altitude. Permission to scuba dive in the lakes must be obtained from Mexico State parks agency. There are also picnic and camping areas and 18 registered archeological sites in the park.
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Map of trails in Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca
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Top trails (4)
#1 - Nevado de Toluca El Fraile Loop Trail
Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
Nevado de Toluca El Fraile Loop Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Toluca, México, Mexico that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#2 - Nevado de Toluca Lagoons Loop Trail
Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 51 m
Nevado de Toluca Lagoons Loop Trail is a 6.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Toluca, México, Mexico that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#3 - Nevado de Toluca Rim Crater Trail
Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 3 h 29 m
This trail surrounds the entire crater at the top. In the first two miles, the path is not difficult to walk nor too steep and is very well marked. You pass around the Laguna de la Luna (Moon Lagoon) Show more
#4 - Lagunas Nevado de Toluca
Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
The Nevado de Toluca is one of the most visited places near Mexico City, specially on weekends and holidays. Arrive to the bottom of the crater where there are the lagoons Del Sol and De La Luna and tShow more