Fernando Hiriart Hidroelectric Dam

Zimapán

This is the most important water reservoir from Mexico’s center and was built in 1995. The Fernando Hiriart dam, better known as El Infiernillo, has become one of the main attractions of the Magical Town of Zimapán. It also works as a demarcation of Hidalgo and Queretaro states.

To provide electricity was one of the main functions of this dam. It is growing more and more popular as a place for practising sports fishing, you will find a great array of fish here. The most adventurer ones can decide to explore the El Infiernillo, Las Brujas and the Epazote, canyons or maybe have a swim at the Moctezuma River.

To cruise through its three natural tunnels is a must. The largest of this area is 1,200 meters long.
By the side of the dam, you can find 6 restaurants of seafood and you can also rent a cottage all year long.
This is the most important water reservoir from Mexico’s center and was built in 1995. The Fernando Hiriart dam, better known as El Infiernillo, has become one of the main attractions of the Magical Town of Zimapán. It also works as a demarcation of Hidalgo and Queretaro states.

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To provide electricity was one of the main functions of this dam. It is growing more and more popular as a place for practising sports fishing, you will find a great array of fish here. The most adventurer ones can decide to explore the El Infiernillo, Las Brujas and the Epazote, canyons or maybe have a swim at the Moctezuma River.

To cruise through its three natural tunnels is a must. The largest of this area is 1,200 meters long.
By the side of the dam, you can find 6 restaurants of seafood and you can also rent a cottage all year long.

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