The Metzabok Lagoon is located between the eastern mountains of the state of Chiapas, in the Lacandon Jungle in the municipality of Ocosingo. It was decreed in 1998 as a natural area for the protection of flora and fauna to contribute to the use and conservation of the natural resources of the area.There is a population of the Lacandon ethnic group of less than 100 inhabitants, which is dedicated to the protection of flora and fauna of the place, in addition to preserving its ancestral uses and customs.
The interaction and coexistence with the descendants of the Mayan culture, has resulted in this place being sought after by lovers of nature and mysticism of the Mayan rituals that are carried out on special dates, not to mention the beauty of the lagoon and the greenery of the high jungle.
Starting from Palenque first by federal highway Number 199, until you reach the Shupá crossing and then taking highway 307 Fronteriza del Sur at 33 km where the Chancalá - Reforma Cruise is located, from here you travel approximately 15 km. In the Cruise Ejido Piñal you will find the detour of the Ejido Santo Domingo and Nahá y Metzabok, then turn left and travel 36 km until you reach the detour of Metzabok and Nahá, finally you travel 6km to the Metzabok camp.
Metzabok, Mpio. by Ocosingo
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