The Huasteca Potosina

The waterfalls of Huatesca Potosina

Get to know the different attractions and municipalities that make up the Huasteca Potosina in Mexico and you will see why it is so popular and beautiful.

Getting to know the region of Huasteca Potosina

The Huastesca Potosina is located in the state of San Luis Potosi, a territory that has been the scene of very important moments in Mexican history such as independence.

Here you can visit the archaeological ruins of Tamtoc, the biosphere reserve Sierra del Abra Tanchipa or the half moon lagoon.

Municipalities that make up La Huatesca Potosina

  1. Aquismón
  2. Axtla
  3. Valles City
  4. Coxcatlán
  5. Ébano
  6. El Naranjo
  7. Huehuetlán
  8. Matlapa
  9. San Antonio
  10. San Martín
  11. San Vicente
  12. Tamasopo
  13. Tamazunchale
  14. Tampacán
  15. Tampamolón
  16. Tamuín
  17. Tancanhuitz
  18. Tanlajás
  19. Tanquián
  20. Xilitla

Archaeological ruins of Tamtoc

In this settlement, whose name means ”place of the clouds”, vestiges of the Huastecan culture were discovered. It is located in the municipality of Tamuín, near the banks of the Tampaon River.

Sierra del Abra Tanchipa Biosphere Reserve

It is part of the Sierra Madre Oriental Ecological Corridor, an area of importance for bird conservation and is also considered a priority terrestrial region. It still preserves a large amount of tropical forests with a great biodiversity of flora and fauna.

Crescent lagoon

A perfect place to camp with friends or family. This natural lagoon, with its characteristic half-moon shape, is also ideal for diving, swimming and even snorkeling. Get to know the spring and its six water springs with different shades of color.

Brief history of San Luis de Potosi in the Huasteca Potosina

Views of the Bridge of God in San Luis de Potosí

San Luis de Potosi is divided into 58 municipalities, formerly composed of the cultures of the south, Mesoamerica and the north, the Aridoamerica region. An important milestone was reached in 1592, when the silver mines of San Pedro were discovered, leading to the settlement of villages around it.

The Bridge of God in Huasteca

Located in the municipality of Tamasopo, Puente de Dios is a natural swimming hole. Its great attraction is that it is surrounded by mini waterfalls. A scenario in which to have a great time with your loved ones and admire nature.

The waterfall of Huasteca Potosina

One of the great waterfalls of the Huatesca Potosina is Tamul, located at the top of the canyon of the Santa Maria River and belonging to the municipality of Tamasopo. It is also one of the largest falls, as Tamlul is approximately 105 meters high.

El Meco Ecotourism Park in San Luis Potosi

To go to El Meco you will have to visit the municipality of El Naranjo in San Luis de Potosi. Here you can swim, walk and have a nice day in the middle of nature. Another of the tours in which to practice this type of activity is the excursion to Xel-Ha Park, where you can take your adrenaline to the maximum and make a different plan.

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