Ecotourism in Ensenada
Baja California has a unique geography, which allow to draw an ecotourism route for everyone who loves the nature. This route extends from big mountains and forests to beaches and deserts. Ensenada has two large forests just a few miles away and as protected areas they preserve their beauty.
The National Park “Constitution 1857” just 146 miles away from Ensenada offers beautiful landscapes that will impress you. This area of 5009ha was donated by the residents of the zone into national ownership. As home of the “Hanson Lagoon” (called this way because of its old Norwegian buyer), the “Small Lagoon”, “The Cascade” (small waterfall that is activated after the rainy season), “La Sierrita” (a place where you can see the fauna of the zone) allows you to practice hiking, biking and wildlife watching. Also it offers different activities organized by its administration as a night hike where you can see the old cabin of its older Norwegian owner. And during the journal to get to the national park you can find different ranches that offer recreational activities and regional products.
Just 241 miles southest of the city you find the San Pedro Martir Sierra. Its 342,801.30ha and singularity will make an impact on you. It is distinguished as a unique Mediterranean forest in North America, internationally recognized for being a multispecies forest, home of more than one dominant tree species, host of the National Astronomical Observatory and also offers activities such as hiking, rock climbing, camping and so on.
If you enjoy nature and adventure these are two places you should visit during your stay in Ensenada.