Municipality possessing lush forest landscapes, waterfalls and caves
In addition to the constructions and pictorial remains, mining deserves special mention in the pre-Hispanic history of San Joaquin, named Pueblo Magico in the year 2015.
Because of its varied tourist offer, travelers find in this place a wide range of leisure and relaxation options:
Campo Alegre National Park is a vast wooded area ideal for picnics and enjoyment of nature. It has rotisseries, lighting, showers and palapas.
The archaeological site of Ranas, located 3 kilometers from the Municipal Head, in the area located on the top of two hills is another attraction of San Joaquin. This site was a relevant ceremonial, political and religious center of the ancient chichimecas. Equally fascinating are the rock paintings of San Francisco Cats, Los Azogues and El Durazno.
Another indispensable place to get to know these Queretanos is the Grocer de los Herrera, for its wild majesty and the innumerable formations of stalactites and stalagmites that exist inside. These are geological formations that are more than 100 million years old.
You can also visit the Archaeological and Mining Museum, installed on the top floor of the Municipal Library building. In this place exhibits pieces of ancient indigenous cultures that were developed what is currently the community of San Joaquin.
It is advisable to visit San Joaquin in the month of August, since this month the most important traditional celebrations are held. Another regional event not to be missed is the Huapango National Dance Contest, which takes place in April.
The most representative culinary traditions are represented by the pork meat in green sauce with nopales, the barbecue of lamb and the mole. The fruit liqueurs, especially those of peach and apple, are delicious, as well as pumpkin sweet, chilacayote and ate.
Calle Palacio Municipal s/n, Zona Centro. San Joaquín, Qro.
T. (441) 2935319