One of the largest city parks in the Western Hemisphere is the Chapultepec (Bosque de Chapultepec) situated in Mexico City, Mexico. The park covers 1,695 acres of land and is considered to be an important ecological space with many trees that are considered as the lungs of Mexico City by providing the dense city with Oxygen. The park is mainly a large green space that is split into three sections, one of the sections is used more by the public than others as it contains a castle, museums and a zoo, the other two sections belong more to nature. The park is a very popular place in the city and is thought to attract around 15 million visitors a year.
The park has its own metro stop ‘Chapultepec’ that can be accessed by line 1 of the metro system. The 11, 11A, 59 and 76 buses all stop close to the park.
Opening Times and Admission
The park is free to visit, some areas of the park are time restricted and are only open at set hours which is usually during daylight.