Posts Tagged: national park

The National Parks of Baja California

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There are seven National Parks in Baja California which have been so designated because of their important ecosystems, their beautiful natural landscapes, and the diversity and endemism of the flora and fauna. Ranging from pine-covered mountains to remote Sea of Cortez islands and waters full of endangered species of marine life, they perfectly capture the… Read more »

The San Pedro Mártir and Lidia

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By Graham Mackintosh Northern Baja California’s Sierra de San Pedro Mártir is one of the least visited conifer forests in North America—a “sky island” surrounded by chaparral and desert. Not only has it been protected by its own isolation, since 1947 its natural beauty has been assured through the granting of national park status in… Read more »

Baja Dark Skies Inn

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By Carol Kramer  For ages I had wanted to visit Baja Dark Skies in the Sierra de San Pedro Martir. The week after Christmas last year proved to be THE time. Reservations were made and we were on our way. We took the toll road—-12 hours before it collapsed—and continued down Mex 1 to KM… Read more »