Huasca de Ocampo Hidalgo
Its name derives from the Nahuatl Huascazaloyam, meaning “place of birds, water, vegetation and joy,” adopting the “de Ocampo” in honor of the famous politician Melchor Ocampo, who for a short time, lived in this place, after leaving Mexico City because of the repressive policies imposed by President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, at the beginning of the second half of the nineteenth century.
It was founded between 1760 and 1780 by Pedro Romero de Terreros, Count of Regla named by the Spanish crown, who built the haciendas of San Miguel Regla, San Francisco Javier, San Antonio Regla and Santa Maria Regla, where gold benefited and silver, was born as a district on January 16, 1869 and as a municipality in 1870.
Sites of Interest
Ex Hacienda San Miguel Regla
It is an eighteenth century building farm profit function as metal.
Currently retains much of its hull, where he runs a hotel, the arches that were part of the courts and the ovens where the silver was extracted.
Ex Hacienda de Santa Maria Regla
It was the residence of Pedro Romero de Terreros, the first Count of Regla, who named it in honor of the Virgin of such devotion Chipiona venerated in the province of Cadiz, Spain, from where he came from. It was the first silver benefit hacienda that existed in the region still remain part of their patios and a beautiful chapel with Baroque façade sober.
They are amazing basalt columns geometric located at the foot of a cliff washed by the waters of San Antonio Dam. Along with this impressive waterfall (40 m) is the Ex Hacienda de Santa Maria Regla, where Humboldt, impressed by its beauty, pencils in 1803. They are located 5 km northeast of Huasca de Ocampo.
It is an ecotourism and aquaculture development ejido community located in Ojo de Agua, near Santa Maria Regla. The place has cabins and camping platforms, and a beautiful oak forest.
Beautiful place that also has cabins for visitors, accompanied by his family, enjoy direct contact with nature.
El Bosque de las Truchas
Located in the municipality of Ocampo Huasca of this site is ideal for fishing for rainbow trout. On the site you can rent all the equipment necessary to practice this activity.
Peña del Aire
Located north of Santa Maria Regla, a small dirt road, this place is a huge basalt rock that at first glance seems suspended in the air. The visual effect is stunning and even more deep ravine that is located on the side, as it seems to be endless. The landscape is surrounded by beautiful green landscapes ideal for ecotourism in its various forms.