Argentina National Parks


Argentina offers a rich variety of outdoor activities and environments, from the subtropical rainforests in the north to the subarctic coast of Tierra del Fuego in the south Argentina maintains a number of national parks, natural reserves, national monuments and provincial parks.


The country has a long-standing and enlightened tradition of setting aside and protecting national and state parks. Patagonia, encompassing the steppes and mountains of the continent's south, is a vast natural wonderland but a visitor to many of the areas within the country is sure to find a regional national park.

Some of these parks are on UNESCO's World Heritage List for natural values.

Tourist visiting the national parks can enjoy fishing, trekking, rafting, horse-riding, mountain biking and photographic safaris and other recreational activities.

It is important to say that there are serveral provincial and local parks, reserves and monuments.

Species that have been declared National Monuments:

Huemul, Southern Right Whale, Yaguarete and Taruca.


Enjoying Tierra del Fuego National Park

Fishing in Lanín National Park

Nat. Park

Has.

Prov.

1. Laguna de los Pozuelos

15.000

Jujuy

2. Baritu

72.000

Salta

3. Calilegua

76.320

Jujuy

4. Formosa

10.000

Formosa

5. El Rey

44.162

Salta

6. Los Cardones

65.000

Salta

7. Copo

114.250

Stgo. del Estero

8. Río Pilcomayo

47.754

Formosa

9. Iguazú

67.000

Misiones

10. San Antonio

400

Misiones

11. Chaco

15.000

Chaco

12. Colonia Benitez

8

Chaco

13. Campo de los Alisos

10.000

Tucumán

14. Mburucuyá

17.660

Corrientes

15. San Guillermo

150.000

San Juan

16. Talampaya

215.000

La Rioja

17. Quebrada del Condorito

150.000

Córdoba

18. El Leoncito

76.000

San Juan

19. Sierra de las Quijadas

150.000

San Luis

20. Pre delta

2.458

Entre Ríos

21. El Palmar

8.500

Entre Ríos

22. Otamendi

2.600

Buenos Aires

23. Lihue Calel

9.901

La Pampa

24. Laguna Blanca

11.250

Neuquén

25. Lanín

412.000

Neuquén

26. Los Arrayanes

47.754

Neuquén

27. Nahuel Huapí

705.000

Neuquén - Río Negro

28. Lago Puelo

27.674

Chubut

29. Los Alerces

263.000

Chubut

30. Petrified Forest

13.700

Santa Cruz

31. Perito Moreno

115.000

Santa Cruz

32. Los Glaciares

724.000

Santa Cruz

33. Tierra del Fuego

63.000

Tierra del Fuego

34. Monte León

61.700

Santa Cruz