List of national parks of Mexico

Mexico recognizes 67 federally protected natural areas as national parks (Spanish: Parques Nacionales), which are administered by the National Commission of Protected Natural Areas (CONANP), a branch of the federal Secretariat of the Environment and Natural Resources. Together, they cover a combined area of 1,432,024 hectares (3,538,610 acres) in 23 of the 31 Mexican states and the independent district of Mexico City, representing 0.73% of the territory of Mexico.[1]

List of national parks

Name Year Area (km²) State Notes
Archipiélago Espíritu Santo National Park2007486Baja California Sur
Arrecife Alacranes National Park19943,337Yucatán
Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park1996119Quintana Roo
Arrecife de Puerto Morelos National Park199890Quintana Roo
Arrecifes de Xcalak National Park2000179Quintana Roo
Bahía de Loreto National Park19962,065Baja California Sur
Barranca del Cupatitzio National Park19383Michoacán
Basaseachic Falls National Park198158Chihuahua
Benito Juárez National Park193727Oaxaca
Bosencheve National Park1940104Michoacán; Estado de México
Cabo Pulmo National Park199571Baja California Sur
Cañón del Río Blanco National Park1938556Veracruz
Cañón del Sumidero National Park1980217Chiapas
Cerro de Las Campanas National Park19370.58Querétaro
Cerro de la Estrella National Park193811Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)
Cerro de Garnica National Park19369Michoacán
Cofre de Perote National Park1937117Veracruz
Constitution 1857 National Park196250Baja California
Costa Occidental de Isla Mujeres National Park199686Quintana Rooincludes Punta Cancún y Punta Nizuc
Cumbres del Ajusco National Park19369Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)
Cumbres de Majalca National Park193947Chihuahua
Cumbres de Monterrey National Park20001,773Nuevo León
Desierto del Carmen National Park19425Estado de Méxicoalso known as Nixcongo
Desierto de los Leones National Park191715Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)
Dzibilchantun National Park19875Yucatán
El Chico National Park198227Hidalgo
El Cimatario National Park198224Querétaro
El Gogorrón National Park1936250San Luis Potosí
El Histórico Coyoacán National Park19385Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)see also Viveros de Coyoacán
El Potosí National Park193620San Luis Potosí
El Sabinal National Park19380.08Nuevo León
El Tepeyac National Park193715Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)
El Tepozteco National Park1937232Morelos; Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)
El Veladero National Park198036Guerrero
Fuentes Brotantes de Tlalpan National Park19361Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)
General Juan N. Álvarez National Park19645Guerrero
Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park193616Guerrero
Huatulco National Park1998118Oaxaca
Insurgente José María Morelos y Pavón National Park193943Michoacán
Insurgente Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla National Park193615Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)Commonly known as La Marquesa National Park
Isla Contoy National Park199851Quintana Roo
Isla Isabel National Park19801.9Nayarit
Islas Marietas National Park200513Nayarit
Iztaccíhuatl Popocatépetl National Park1935398Estado de México; Morelos; Pueblaincludes Zoquiapan and annexed areas in Edo. de México, Morelos, and Puebla
La Malinche National Park1938457Pueblaalso known as Matlalcuéyatl
Lago de Camécuaro National Park19410.1Michoacán
Lagunas de Chacahua National Park1937141Oaxaca
Lagunas de Montebello National Park195960Chiapas
Lagunas de Zempoala National Park193647Morelos; Estado de México
Lomas de Padierna National Park19386Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México)
Los Marmoles National Park1936231Hidalgocomposed of Barranca de San Vicente y Cerro de Cangando
Los Novillos National Park19400.4Coahuila
Los Remedios National Park19384Estado de México
Molino de Flores Nezahualcóyotl National Park19370.5Estado de México
Nevado de Toluca National Park1936467Estado de México
Palenque National Park198117Chiapas
Pico de Orizaba National Park1937197Veracruz; Puebla
Rayón National Park19520.25Michoacán
Sacromonte National Park19390.45Estado de México
San Lorenzo Marine Archipelago National Park2005584Baja California
Sierra de Órganos National Park200011Zacatecas
Sierra de San Pedro Mártir National Park1947719Baja California
Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano National Marine Park1992522Veracruz
Tula19811Hidalgo
Tulum National Park19816Quintana Roo
Volcan Nevado de Colima National Park193696Colima
Xicoténcatl National Park19376Tlaxcala

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