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Parque Nacional El Leoncito

Barreal, Argentina
+54 2648 44-1240
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Excellent Tour

This is a must if you are visting Barreal. If you have the chance try to book at "El Aleman" one... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Fabro83
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Province of San Juan, Argentina
Amazing !!

If you have a tent and time - then you have to visit Parque Nacional El Leoncito !! We took a... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
hannahannah88
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“national park” (2 reviews)
“san juan” (3 reviews)
“el leoncito” (2 reviews)
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Barreal, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a must if you are visting Barreal. If you have the chance try to book at "El Aleman" one month before in order to stay one night there (dinner includign) and have the chance to see through the telescope.

Thank Fabro83
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

If you have a tent and time - then you have to visit Parque Nacional El Leoncito !! We took a detour from RN40 and drove down RN149 and it was worth it just for this park. We spent 3 nights and 2 days here...More

Thank hannahannah88
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The national park of Leoncito will stun you with its scenery! With its vast pampa at the foot of the mountains, the little waterfall, the observatory and the beautiful view of the Andes it's a lovely place to visit if you are in Barreal or...More

1  Thank Linn B
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

People who take care of the place love their home and their job, they are proud to be from San Juan. The place is well care, views and landscape are awesome. The observatory must be visit at night with a clean sky and with moon...More

Thank rosannabertolini
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This remote but beautiful park is a 20 minute drive south from Barreal. Do not miss it! Access is free, and it is worth spending a full day exploring the beautiful walk. A 5 kilometre walk, of moderate difficulty and well signed, takes you to...More

2  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This park has a very long approach road, then rough tracks to the ranger station. It has almost no major natural features, other than a small waterfall. It would be great for a lengthy hike, for the quiet unspoilt scenery, watching for birds and small...More

Thank Becky0210
Reviewed 28 April 2016

After walking in the nature in the area, the sunset and night make this experience bellissima! I live in the other emisphere, and here, the sky is closer, and the stars shines more..it is the wildest place I ever saw......magic and romantic, plus guided tour...More

1  Thank Antonella M
Reviewed 16 February 2015

At night amazing place to see the milky way and easy to spot shooting stars. During day time this is a nice place for trekking, explore local flora and enjoy a pic-nic under the trees. Across over the other side of the main road in...More

1  Thank ACM0101
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Eat before you go and wear your warm jackets, if you go to the observatory you might wait around for the wind to die down and then you are stargazing outside so it gets chilly. WELL WORTH IT though, the sky in Barreal is glorious

Thank Ochenbc
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The views you get here are like nothing else I've seen - especially at dusk, as the sun comes down over the mountains. Make sure you check it out if you're in town for the carrovelismo.

Thank mmaltby1
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