The Copper Canyon area is a series of canyons that are the largest and deepest in North America. In the surrounding areas of Copper Canyon you’ll find several outdoor areas where you can do all kinds of recreational activities, such as mountain biking, rappelling, rafting, rock climbing and cave exploration in underground tunnels with extraordinary calcareous rock formations.For more information such as accommodations or to book a hotel in Copper Canyon visit our Copper Canyon Hotel Directory. Visit our Attraction Guide for a list of things to do and see in Copper Canyon.
Sports and Outdoor Activities in Copper Canyon
Copper Canyon Tours
The easiest way to see all that this area has to offer is to book a tour. There are several local tour companies in Copper Canyon that offer complete itineraries including hotels and food. Local tour companies provide guided, private and all inclusive tour packages of the Copper Canyon area.
Bird Watching in Copper Canyon
Copper Canyon is easily one of the largest and most complex canyon systems in the world, the area contains a vast array of habitats. It is the combination of these habitats that allow for such a diversity of resident, migrating, and wintering bird species. Local tour companies provide birding tours of the Copper Canyon area.
Horseback Riding in Copper Canyon
Horseback riding for all levels of ability is available at several areas. Explore areas of the Copper Canyon you can not see from the train. Guided tours on rented horses are available at some hotels and small stables. Private rides for all levels of rider. Local tour companies offer horseback riding tours.
Mountain Biking in Copper Canyon
If you are an experienced mountain biker, come test your skills on the extremely challenging terrain. If you are not that experienced Copper Canyon also has several mountain bike trails. Local tour companies provide mountain biking tours of the Copper Canyon area.
Rafting in Copper Canyon
For the adventure seeker Copper Canyon offers white water rafting tours down several different river with plenty of class III and IV rapids. Most of the rafting that is offered is located at the base of the rivers, some a located deep in the Canyons. Local tour companies offer guided white water rafting tours, often time meals are included.
Rappelling and Rock Climbing
The Copper Canyon offers some of the best opportunities for rock climbing or rappelling in almost all of Mexico. Rappel across rivers and ravines in several of the deep and majestic Copper Canyon Canyons. Local tour companies offer rappelling tours and rock climbing guides.
The video below shows activities in Copper Canyon Mexico, however some parts of the video are for a multi million dollar proposed project, so please do not send me emails regarding things you see in this video. When the project is complete I will let you know!