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Barrancas del Cobre

Chihuahua

Las Barrancas del Cobre are the perfect spot to start exploring the entrance of the Sierra Tarahumara in all its glory. They are located southwest of Chihuahua city, in Chihuahua. Explore this wonderful destination like an adventurer willing to overcome any climate adversities or to keep conversations with the Rarámuris, locals of this majestic Sierra.

If you add this to your destination list, the best season to visit this impressive natural beauty is during summer and fall. This way, you will better appreciate each one of the landscapes without weather inconveniences like the winter's extreme coldness or the intense heat of the spring.

The majesty of the mountains invite you to enter it and to explore it to the fullest. The abundant and diverse vegetation will leave you amazed. Each step you take, you will be able to observe many species of trees like pine trees, oaks, some cacti and poplars. Admire each inch of the canyon and take a good picture to serve as a fond memory.

If you dare to know their culture even more, you can converse with the Rarámuris, the locals, unmistakable for their peculiar clothing compound, in women, by skirts named Sipúchaka and Mapáchaka, blouses that women wear proudly that are colorful and full of life; and the traditional costume Togora, and also the Koyera that holds the men's hair.

One of the best ways to get to Barranca del Cobre is by leaving the city of Chihuahua taking El Chepe, so far, the only passenger train left in Mexico. It is possible to get a ticket to go through different towns of the state, to arrive to Los Monchis in the state of Sinaloa.

This impressive place invites you to practice different sport activities such as camping, hiking, mountain biking, and also bird watching. It is also possible to visit the small villages of the canyon.

If your plan is a more familiar one, you could explore the area by taking the famous cable car where you can have a panoramic view of the incredible landscape of the canyons. The cabin has a capacity of exactly 60 passengers and it connects with Barrancas del Cobre and Barranca Terracua. This route is 3 kilometers long and lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Las Barrancas del Cobre are the perfect spot to start exploring the entrance of the Sierra Tarahumara in all its glory. They are located southwest of Chihuahua city, in Chihuahua. Explore this wonderful destination like an adventurer willing to overcome any climate adversities or to keep conversations with the Rarámuris, locals of this majestic Sierra.

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If you add this to your destination list, the best season to visit this impressive natural beauty is during summer and fall. This way, you will better appreciate each one of the landscapes without weather inconveniences like the winter's extreme coldness or the intense heat of the spring.

The majesty of the mountains invite you to enter it and to explore it to the fullest. The abundant and diverse vegetation will leave you amazed. Each step you take, you will be able to observe many species of trees like pine trees, oaks, some cacti and poplars. Admire each inch of the canyon and take a good picture to serve as a fond memory.

If you dare to know their culture even more, you can converse with the Rarámuris, the locals, unmistakable for their peculiar clothing compound, in women, by skirts named Sipúchaka and Mapáchaka, blouses that women wear proudly that are colorful and full of life; and the traditional costume Togora, and also the Koyera that holds the men's hair.

One of the best ways to get to Barranca del Cobre is by leaving the city of Chihuahua taking El Chepe, so far, the only passenger train left in Mexico. It is possible to get a ticket to go through different towns of the state, to arrive to Los Monchis in the state of Sinaloa.

This impressive place invites you to practice different sport activities such as camping, hiking, mountain biking, and also bird watching. It is also possible to visit the small villages of the canyon.

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