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Things to do in El Chocón

Tanto en verano como en invierno, villa El Chocón, ofrece una amplia oferta de excursiones con la posibilidad de conocer la naturaleza profunda del lugar.

Existen diversos paquetes preparados exclusivamente para los visitantes. El primero propone conocer el Circuito Básico que incluye una recorrida por la villa, la oportunidad de ver de cerca las huellas de dinosaurios y contemplar el Complejo Hidroeléctrico.

La segunda opción es explorar el interior del Cañadón Escondido. Allí es posible observar las distintas capas de sedimentos que componen esta formación, huellas de distintos tipos de dinosaurios y una gran diversidad de atracciones geológicas y paleontológicas.

El tercer circuito en la villa es aventurarse hasta el acantilado “El gigante” y disfrutar durante una hora de la vista de abruptas formaciones rocosas teñidas de rojos y ocres.

Otros tesoros de El Chocón están custodiados por las paredes del Museo Paleontológico Ernesto Bachmann.

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Villa El Chocón El Chocón is in the province of Neuquén. This town is known for having one of the largest dams in Argentina and for the amazing dinosaur remains found at the scene.
Giant's land Villa El Chocón is known for the "Valley of the Dinosaurs", declared a national historic site in 1997. Here were made important discoveries that stands between the largest carnivorous dinosaur of all time.
El Chocón Hydroelectric Complex The hydroelectric plant of El Chocón is located at the northern end of the artificial lake Exequiel Ramos Mexía. The dam was built for the purpose of flood control of rivers, reduce the effects of prolonged downspouts, increase the areas under irrigation and generate electricity.
Lake Ramos Mexía of El Chocón The artificial lake Exequiel Ramos Mexía is the largest in Argentina, there it can be practiced fishing as well as various water sports like boating.
Aldo Beroisa: an artist dedicated to bringing us the dinosaurs Aldo Beroisa is a cartoonist and sculptor of El Chocón that is responsible for making the models and drawings of dinosaurs from the local museum.
Different circuits in El Chocón El Chocón offers several circuits that have fabulous sceneries, geological and paleontological attractions.
Rubén Carolini, the discoverer of the largest carnivorous dinosaur Ruben Carolini, a paleontologist by adoption, was who discovered the largest carnivorous dinosaur of the world in El Chocón.
Villa El Chocón Museum The Paleontological Museum of El Chocón has the fossil remains of the largest carnivorous dinosaur in the world.
Escondido Canyon in El Chocón 3 kilometers from El Chocón it is the Escondido Canyon, a canyon where you can learn more about the past in these lands and that inside it you can see dinosaur footprints in different positions.

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