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Top Choice Seafood in Mineral del Chico

Restaurante y Cabañas San Diego

Off the highway beside a rushing creek on the way into town (look for signs at the El Paraíso turnoff), San Diego is a true mountain escape. The owner's mother prepares excellent trout dishes. The fish a la mexicana…
Viewpoint in Mineral del Chico

Peña del Cuervo Mirador

There are lovely wide-angled views of the green mountains in El Chico National Park from the Peña del Cuervo lookout, located on a peak at 2770m. People have visited this natural viewing point since the 1920s. The l…
Mexican in Mineral del Chico

La Gran Compaña

Dine here with 'great company' for local dishes of trucha empapelada (foil-baked mountain trout) and conejo (rabbit). Stay on for cocktails and beers with views over Mineral del Chico's main street.
River in Mineral del Chico

Río del Milagro

There is an easy 1.5km self-guided walk to this small river dotted with abandoned mines and surrounded by trees. From the left of Mineral del Chico's church, walk downhill until the end, and continue left along the …
Park in Mineral del Chico

El Chico National Park

This 3000-hectare national park was established as a reserve in 1898. In Pachuca and the town of Mineral del Chico you will find plenty of flyers for adventure sports, night walks and other activities in the park. I…