The camp is located 29 km west of Madera, Chihuahua, in northern Mexico.
The scenic drive from Madera takes about an hour and twenty minutes and is on a winding mountain road – unpaved but well-maintained. It is not recommended to arrive in a small car.
ALL VISITORS must make prior arrangements and must stop at our office in Madera before driving to Huápoca.
Directions to Office in Madera
Entering Madera on the main highway (entering from the east), proceed to the round-about with the deer statues. At the round-about, veer right, cross the RR tracks, and continue straight on Calle 3a. Proceed to Calle Independencia, turn right. At the second street, Calle 2a, turn left. The office is the third door on your right. Calle 2a #1604.
From Madera To Huapoca
Take Calle Independencia west, following it out of town where the street changes to an unpaved, mountain road. At the first fork (at the green cross), keep right. Continue on the main road.
After about 20-25 minutes there will be a second fork, you can take either the ruta corta or the ruta larga. The ruta corta to the left is shorter but steeper. The ruta larga to the right takes 10-15 minutes longer but is less steep. About 45 minutes after leaving Madera (17 km) you will come to your second cattle guard, at this point you turn on the road to the left where there will be a green padlocked gate. This is the first of six gates. Keep on this road until you arrive at the camp. From the cattle guard to the camp is approximately 35 minutes (12 km). The total drive from Madera to Campamento Huápoca is about 1 hour 20 minutes or more, depending upon your speed.
From Chihuahua to Madera
Take the highway to Cuauhtemoc, La Junta, Guerrero, and to Madera. Approximately 3 1/2 hrs. (279 km).
From El Paso/Juarez to Madera
Take highway to Villa Ahumada, turn onto highway 19 to Flores Magon. At Flores Magon, turn right onto highway 10 to Buenaventura. Go straight through Buenaventura, leaving Buenaventura you’re now on highway 5. Pass through Zaragoza, Gomez Farias and Peña Blanca. A couple kilometers past Peña Blanca turn right following the signs to Madera. Pass through Babicora. When you reach a “T” turn right on highway 11 to Madera.