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This lighthouse sits atop Cerro Creston, Mazatlan's highest hill.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bring water” (28 reviews)
“great hike” (20 reviews)
“light house” (20 reviews)
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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"bring water"
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"great hike"
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"light house"
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"worth the effort"
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"sewage treatment plant"
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"concrete steps"
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"worth the climb"
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"wear good shoes"
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"love hiking"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They say this is one of the highest elevation lighthouses in the world. I've actually hiked to the top of the hill twice to see the great views from the lighthouse. The trail is all paved and there are MANY stairs to walk up. If...More

Thank DaronC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

that is nice experience to hike the faro of Mazatlan, very nice view on the top. is something the everybody have to do when you visit Mazatlan

Thank jmata722
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very enjoyable, steep but short, hike. The views were incredible. There were tame ferrel cats at each plateau. At the top you can see all of Mazatlan from a glass deck. It's spectacular. There is also a strong security presence here with...More

Thank seagypsysuz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you gotta hike to get to the lighthose but it was worth the hike. The view was nice and we found a shady spot to picnic there after our hike up.

Thank Riverbabe60
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

For the major tourist convention teh town spruced up. This included adding a new entrance to the Faro and a glass floor extension on top of the hill. Used to be 364 steps on mainly dirt. Now it is gravel and paved stones all the...More

1  Thank El1Lobo
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Really worth the hike, make sure that you bring water they have done alot of work to the walk way excellent view from the top great for taking pictures.o early to avoid the full heat of the day not alot of shade

1  Thank Scottnmichelle
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Love hiking up to the top of the hill. The path is being worked on and it should be finished soon. It is a fun excursion. Enjoy. Take Water.

Thank atwell4
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A little exercise but the view is totally worth it. Well marked trail with both steps and paths. Several places along the way for resting and picture taking.

Thank tyro32
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I love climbing the lighthouse innthe morning. It is still under construction, but there are no problems getting to the top.

Thank Andrea L
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is the second time we have made this climb. This year (Feb 2018) we found that they are doing a lot of work improving it - stone walls, new walkway with better steps (although if wet, the stone walkway has potential to be extremely...More

Thank BGfromWenniget
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James R
10 April 2018|
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Response from Andrea L | Reviewed this property |
The lighthouse is open now. It closes at 8 pm.
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mona35
11 January 2018|
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Response from Slubby | Reviewed this property |
We took a bus downtown from El CID Marina (Sabalo Centro - green bus). I think it was about 11 pesos each.. It takes you close enough to the START of the hike to El Faro. Ask the bus driver to let you off at El Faro. It... More
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worldtraveler06
4 December 2017|
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Response from WorldTravelsTandJ | Reviewed this property |
By the way....The hike up is along Olas Altas as the pathway is definitely closed for a while yet as well. Probably same March timeframe for the trail as well.....
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