Rancho El Sendero is a quiet and peaceful place located in Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon.

El Potrero Chico in northern Mexico is a Mexican national park known as one of the best climbing spots in the world. 


Owned and run by a friendly family, Rancho El Sendero is 15 minutes walk from the crags. It features a large campground, house rental, cabins, rooms and the first and only hostel in the area. 


At Rancho El Sendero, you will find the most friendly, warm and joyful environment with stunning views, and finest quality installations. The entire experience is a unique treat.    

Let us make you feel at home while away from home. 



Tents are a great, cheap option for staying at Sendero. There is plenty of space to spread out on the property. Campers have full access to all amenities, including hot water showers, communal kitchen, and fast WiFi.


With sheets and blankets provided, the dorm room bunks are a great option if you have limited luggage space. The in-room full bath and privacy curtains on each bunk ensure you will be comfortable throughout your stay.


Having your own space and a door to lock might be more what you are looking for. There are many en suite room options available. Rest easy and enjoy your space while enjoying Potrero.


There are cabana and cabin options for when you are looking for a space to spread out your things. Your own kitchen and bathroom make sure you have all of the convenience you could need.



Free Wifi


High speed connection capable

of handling video calls and more

Laundry Service


Full service drop off laundry available on site



Large number of toilets and showers on the property. Ready with hot water.

Communal Kitchen


Stoves, sinks, hibachi, grill, cutlery, cookware, refrigerator, pantry space

Shuttle Service


Reliable rides available to and from the airport, the hot springs, and El Salto

Climbing Services


Climbing guides for learning new skills. Certified athletic trainer for post-climb massages.

Restaurant & Bar


Open for breakfast and dinner. All-you-can-eat Friday dinners. Full service bar


Small pool on site for relaxing on hot days and refreshing on cooler ones


Potrero guide books, hoodies, coffee mugs, and other essentials


"By far my favorite place to stay when visiting EPC. The hospitality is amazing! They are constantly trying to improve the grounds, having dinners and inviting everyone around the fire. When you visit Rancho El Sendero, it feels like you're becoming a member of a family. I won't stay anywhere else now."

"I had a great time in EPC, and when not climbing I found myself happily at Rancho, and I would recommend this place to others. Both for the clean facilities, and respectful/lively community."

"Wonderful facilities and a true family feel.  Mario and Mary will welcome you into Rancho Sendero with full-blown Mexican hospitality.  It's nice to have the amenities; fast wifi, hot showers, dorm beds, restaurant and bar, full self-catering kitchen (there is even a blender) but the real draw card for Sendero is the love and community vibes."

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