Visit the Nature Reserves

San Quintín’s natural protected areas are perfect places for nature lovers, come and visit the Punta Mazo Nature Reserve and the Monte Ceniza Nature Reserve, both certified by the federal government.

Here you can enjoy many outdoor activites: camping, kayaking, spending the day at the beach, trail running, mountain cycling, surfing, and so much more!

Punta Mazo Nature Reserve

El Refugio en la Reserva Natural Punta Mazo

Explore this nature reserve located between 40 and 50 minutes from the Transpeninsular Highway and a few kilometers south of La Chorera, in San Quintin.

  • No entrance fee for daytime visitors.
  • Camp in front of the beach or stay in one of the cabins. Please book at least 2 weeks in advance (fee required).

El Correcaminos

Stay in this cabin located in front of the rocky beach and wake up with the sound of birds and waves.

El Refugio

Enjoy this cabin that is just 20 meters (65 feet) away from the rocky beach. In the mornings you can enjoy your coffee at the terrace.

La Palapa

Let the sound of the waves and the sea breeze start your day in this large camping site, which is just 15 meters (49 feet) from the rocky beach.

Monte Ceniza Nature Reserve

Reserva Natural Monte Ceniza

Located 30 minutes from the Transpeninsular Highway, the nature reserve is next to San Quintin’s oyster fields, right in the center is an extinct volcano and a trail.

  • No entrance fee for daytime visitors.

Recreate responsibly

Help us protect the nature reserve by following the principles of Leave No Trace, they are a useful and practical guide for anyone to enjoy nature and outdoor activities responsibly.

  • Plan ahead and prepare.
  • Travel on durable surfaces.
  • Dispose of water properly.
  • Leave what you find.
  • Minimize campfire impacts.
  • Respect wildlife.
  • Be considerate of other visitors.

Contact us

For more information, please contact us at turismo@terrapeninsular.org