Lihue Calel National Park

Tucu tucu at Lihue Calel National Park

Location: It is located in the south centre of La Pampa province, Lihue Calel department.

Surface: It has a 9.901 hectares surface.

Created: It was created in 1977.

Vegetation: caldenes, helecho, claveles del aire, cardón pencas, líquenes.

Animals: vizcachas, cuises, guanacos, maras, zorros, hurones, pumas, lagartos colorados, loros barranqueros, tuco-tuco, piches, martinetas, gallitos copetones, halconcitos grises y cardenales amarillos.


Characteristics: The protected area preserves homonymous mountain system, its historical, cultural and natural values.

It belongs to the tableland and steppe mount eco-region. Inside the landscapes the outstanding are Lihue Calel mountains, which are 600 metres height over the sea level, with low slopes in the north side and abrupt slopes in the other side. The dominant ambient of the park is the mont.

Mara or Patagonian Hare

Argentina National Parks

La Pampa Province