Where is Copper Canyon Mexico?

Copper Canyon is one of Mexico’s best-kept secrets. Most people, when they first hear of it, ask, “Where is Copper Canyon, Mexico?” The answer is the key to understanding just how amazing the canyon is and what it has to offer the adventurous tourist.

DivisaderoNestled in the Sierra Madre Mountains of northwestern Mexico, straddling Chihuahua and Sinaloa State, Copper Canyon (or Barranca del Cobre), is not just one canyon, but a system of many separate canyons formed by six rivers which are tributaries of the El Fuerte River, which in turn flows into the Sea of Cortez. There are many different ideas about how the Copper Canyon was named and one of them is for the distinctive green and copper colors of the canyon walls that can be seen from different vantage points at different times of the year. The Copper Canyon spans an area roughly four times that of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Not only is Copper Canyon larger than the Grand Canyon, but it is also deeper and covers over 25,000 square miles.

Amigo Trails is the only inbound, independent tour operator in the world that offers Copper Canyon trips and tours. We offer custom designed trip  packages that are based on your time frame, activity level and interests. Excursions can include outdoor hiking  and wild camping or they can be hotel based. No matter what kind of outdoor adventure you’d like, Amigo Trails can assemble a tour package that will thrill and please you while also being friendly to your vacation budget.


If you’d like the structure and careful planning of a pre-planned excursion, Amigo Trails has many trip packages to choose from. On the other hand, some people prefer to be able to move at their own pace without being tied to a schedule. For independent types, feel free to visit our Day Tours page on this website for quality based stand-alone day tours.

Whatever your dream vacation south of the border might entail, Amigo Trails stands ready to build a Copper Canyon Mexico tours that will surely make a memory that you and your friends or family will carry with you for your entire life. For the best vacation you’ve ever had, contact Amigo Trails today and let us help you make your next trip to Mexico the one that stands out from all the rest!