Sierra La Laguna, Baja California

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thumbThe Sierra de la Laguna is a mountain range at the southern end of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico, and is the southernmost range of the Peninsular Ranges System.It is located in La Paz Municipality and Los Cabos Municipality of southern Baja California Sur state.The "Sierra de la Laguna High Point", at 6857ft in elevation, is the highest point of the range and in Baja California Sur state.EcologyThe southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, including the Sierra de la Laguna, was formerly an island in prehistoric times. It has a distinctive flora and fauna, with many affinities to Southwestern Mexico. The Sierra is home to many endemic species and subspecies.The dry San Lucan xeric scrub ecoregion extends from the sea level at the coast to 250m in elevation. The Sierra de la Laguna dry forests ecoregion occupy lower portion of the range, from 250- in elevation.Above 800m in elevation, the dry forests transition to the Sierra de la Laguna pine-oak forests ecoregion. The composition of the pine-oak forests varies with elevation; oak woodlands predominate from 800- in elevation, with oak-pine woodlands between 1200- in elevation, transitioning to pine-oak forests above 1600m in elevation. The predominant pine is a local subspecies of Mexican Pinyon, Pinus cembroides subsp. lagunae. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Todos Santos holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Sierra La Laguna and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • There were only 3 people on our tour and it only takes an hour to get there from downtown Cabo. It's not one of those tours that wastes your whole day. The views are breathtaking and you can slide...  more »
  • The Sierra La Laguna is a very special place. It's an oasis in the middle of the desert. As you go up, the vegetation and the climate change. The views are breathtaking especially from the picacho, in...
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  • This is one of the most spectacular places on earth, and very easy to get to. You just fly into Cabo and find somebody willing to take you into the Sierra. All the tourists go to the edges, so you will find very few people here in the center.
  • Definetly one of my favorite unappreciated places at Baja Sur! YOU MUST GO!
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