Triptic Geography

Topics: Mexico, Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, United States Pages: 1 (308 words) Published: June 18, 2013
The park's main objective is reforestation, to conserve green areas and in turn use natural resources such as sand and wood, as well as providing a visual feast of flora and fauna. Location:
It is located 26 kilometers east of the city of Tlaxcala and 13 kilometers west of Huamantla, on Federal Highway 136, a distance of 35 kilometers from the city of Puebla, on the border with the state of Tlaxcala. Description:

It is the main ecological reserve of the company, due to population lush conifer forests that cover most of their 45 000 711 hectares, within which lies the Matlacoeyatl or La Malinche volcano, which has a height of 4,461 meters and is considered the sixth natural elevation of the Mexican Republic. They consider it a perfect place to admire nature in all its glory, as there is a variety of wildlife, among which you can see squirrels, deer, skunks, coyotes, badgers, etc.. Special areas for hiking and mountain biking, as well as for cross country and camping. While on the volcano's rocky walls on which you can perform extreme sports like rappelling and climbing. Tours:

It begins in the resort of La Trinidad, located in the park, and go up to the foot of the mountain dirt roads and trails that run about four miles from where you watch the cities of Puebla and Tlaxcala and Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes. Besides La Malinche Alpine lodge, which has all the services (cabins, tennis and restaurant), there is the Ex-Hacienda La Trinidad, recreation center in which you can practice outdoor activities like playing soccer and tennis , swim in the pool, walking, etc.., or just enjoy the view of this enigmatic mountain. The tour around the volcano will appreciate the ecological characteristics of the forest, understanding of this complex ecological cycles subalpine forest ecosystem.
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