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Progress on Tulum’s Jaguar National Park includes rock wall and bike paths

Tulum, Q.R. — Progress on the Jaguar National Park in Tulum is being supervised by the Ministry of Territorial and Urban Development. On Saturday, the agency announced advancements on the construction of the perimeter fence, park access and a bike lane on Cobá Avenue.

The government agency also reported that in coordination with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), a technical tour of the area has already been carried out to evaluate trails and elements that will allow visitors to enjoy the archaeological zones while preserving the context in which they are located.

Román Meyer Falcón, the Secretary Desarrollo Agrario, Territorial y Urbano, said tours are being done as an essential part of the historical process and environmental preservation.

Approximately 1 billion peso will be invested in the Jaguar National Park. Photo: Desarrollo Agrario, Territorial y Urbano

He reported that to date, 28 percent of the 21-kilometer long rock perimeter fence and bike lane been completed. So far, the government has spent 150 million peso on the Jaguar National Park project of Tulum.

He did not provide an estimated completion date for the project or possible opening date for the park, but did add that just over one billion peso has been earmarked for the total investment to rescue the area.