Calilegua National Park
San Lorenzo River at Calilegua National Park
Location: Southeast of Jujuy province. In the Ledesma region.
Surface: 188,587 acres or 76,320 hectares.
Created: It was created in 1979 to save a representative place of Las Yungas. It was created to preserve
a representative sector of Las Yungas, which comprises one of the largest environments of bio-diversity in Argentina.
Plants: Most of the PN Calilegua (Calilegua National Park) is covered by the Las Yungas typical herbage.
Animals: yaguaretes, tapirs, river wolves, bats, red acutí, the tuco-tuco yungueño, taruca or huemul from
the north, grey deer, toucan, turkey of monte alisera, the real jote, the giant batará, the burgo and several
species of hummingbirds and woodpeckers.