< Go Back

Parque Lineal Vicente Guerrero

Open - Limited Services / Capacity


The Parque Lineal Vicente Guerrero is a giant park on a former dusty highway median. The park has been sometimes called Parque Lineal Periférico Oriente, for that highway. Residents though, settled on the name of the Independence movement hero. In this case, the name was adopted from that of the Vicente Guerrero Housing Complex, which is no fewer than six neighborhoods on either side of the park. At the south, the park also bisects the two colonias of Constitución de 1917.

That should indicate (to those really delving into a Mexico City trip) the park’s nearness to the Metro and Line 2 of the Cablebús. All of which is to say the giant park is actually pretty easy to arrive to. Exit the Metro from the north side of the station. The southernmost part of the park is about a five minute walk away.

The park covers some six hectares. Nearly all of them oriented along the north-south axis. The park includes an extensive bikeway, improving mobility throughout the area. There are also:

  • Jogging paths
  • Paved walkways
  • Security features
  • A mini plaza
  • Multiple green areas
  • Two kids’ playgrounds
  • Three football fields
  • Two multipurpose courts
  • Irrigation system

The park runs all the way north to the Avenida Luis Méndez. That’s where most of the tianguis for which the Vicente Guerrero neighborhood is rightly famous still takes place. The length of the Parque Lineal Vicente Guerrero is some two kilometers. Along the way, you’re pretty much guaranteed to be enchanted. Crossing the Guerrero neighborhood to the east, on the Avenida Antonio Díaz Soto y Gama, one reaches the west side of the Santa Cruz Meyehualco park in less than 15 minutes. (It’s about 950 meters.) The new Cuitlahuac Park is directly to the north of the Meyehualco recreation area.

How to get here
  • Anillo Periférico, U.H. Vicente Guerrero, Alc. Iztapalapa 09200 CDMX


Mercado Constituyentes de 1917

Nearest at 0.10 kms.

Metro Constitución de 1917

Nearest at 0.44 kms.

Casa de Cultura Chachalaltepan

Nearest at 0.88 kms.

Parroquia Santa María de San Juan

Nearest at 1.06 kms.


Yecahuitzotl Park

The park is increasingly important as an educational space, and for astronomical observations.

Yautlica Environmental Culture Center & Park

The real brain center of the Sierra de Santa Catarina...

Parque Eje 6 Sur

A newly reclaimed natural and recreation corridor in Mexico City's southeast...

Canal Nacional

One of the Mexico City's oldest canals is restored and reinvigorated.

Cerro de la Estrella National Park

One of the world's most unique national parks, it sometimes seems to be the center of the universe.

Mexico City

Cultural Capital of the Americas