Sendero Santiago (SANTIAGO
TRAIL) is envisioned as the first trail natural park in the north of Mexico.
Santiago trail is planned to
be the first trailing natural park in the north of Mexico. It has been a trailing route for years,
going from Santiago village up into the mountains of the Sierra Madre, at 1,900 msnm (6,233 ft above sea
In order to
have more visitors and protect the environment, the landscape project is meant
to “formalize” and make clearer this path, in the way that other Pilgrimage
trails are (like Santiago Compostela in
Spain). The project proposes and designs
different elements inspired in prehispanic symbols found
on the region: path systems, information, signage and location maps, basic
furniture, resting points, stormwater harvesting
for drinking, and other elements to help guide the visitors and make their
journey even more enjoyable and safe.
All of these without interfering with the natural character of the