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Things to do in General Roca

Una de las opciones para disfrutar de General Roca es acercarse a “El Canalito”, un canal de riego que atraviesa el centro de la ciudad rodeado de plazoletas ideal para disfrutar del aire libre.

En la costa del río Negro hay lugares de gran belleza para acampar, realizar deportes náuticos, pescar o realizar actividades recreativas.

Una buena opción para conocer la historia y el arte de la ciudad es visitar los museos entre los que se encuentran el Museo Lorenzo Vintter, el Municipal de Bellas Artes y el Patagónico de Ciencias Naturales.

Otra de las actividades que se puede realizar es el trekking, tanto de día como de noche ya que cada vez que hay luna llena está la posibilidad de realizar el trekking nocturno en Paso Córdoba.

Activities

General Roca: in the center of the Upper Valley of the Rio Negro In General Roca, like in all cities in the valley of the Rio Negro, the main economic activity is the cultivation of fruit.
National Apple Festival Each february General Roca lives a new edition of the already famous National Apple Festival.
The irrigation channel and its parks The secondary irrigation canal runs through the center of General Roca, and the squares on its banks are the perfect site for hiking, hanging out with friends or just having a moment of relaxation.
Vuelta de la Manzana Rally "Vuelta de la Manzana" Rally is organize every year by the Drivers Association of General Roca (AVGR). Is one of the most important automotive events in Patagonia and in Argentina.
Museums in General Roca There are many museums in General Roca. They are good places to learn about history and art of the city.
Through the Negro River shores Throughout the coastal area of ​​Negro River there are places of great beauty for camping, water sports, fishing or recreation
Ninquihue Social Project for the children of the streets Project Ninquihue of General Roca is a project for the kids in the street. It tries to give them containment and a new way of living. In this project many institutions of the city and province join efforts.
Paragliding in General Roca, a look from the sky There are several people who practice paragliding in the hills near General Roca. Also you can take courses.
Night trekking: walking by the light of the moon in General Roca The night trekking in General Roca takes place once a month, when the moon is full, and is part of the "adventure ecotourism" project, offered by the city.
Casa de Piedra: a weekend option from General Roca The reservoir Casa de Piedra is located on the border between the provinces of La Pampa and Río Negro, along the Colorado River and 110 kilometers from General Roca. Ideal for a weekend of resting.
The apple route A tourist circuit to learn about fruit production, the colorful surroundings of General Roca and its history through visits to barns, farms, wineries, museums and monuments.
Patagonian Museum of Natural Science The Patagonian Museum of Natural Science in General Roca is a place where you can learn about the dinosaurs of Patagonia.
Dinosaurs in Patagonia near General Roca The discovery of 5 hectares of fossilized remains of dinosaurs in the Department of "El Cuy" near General Roca is a great find.
International Percussion Festival in General Roca The International Percussion Festival is an important musical event that takes place in the city of General Roca every year.
Valley of the Moon in General Roca As its name implies, the Valley of the Moon, about 18 miles from Roca, seems like a replica of the desert geography of the earth satellite. It greatly contrasts with the green of the apple orchards nearby.
The Wine Route of the Upper Valley of the Rio Negro The Wine Route is a tourist circuit that runs through the wineries of the Upper Río Negro Valley, from General Roca to Cipolletti.
Places to visit in General Roca A tour through different facilities dating from the origins of General Roca and the Experimental Station INTA Alto Valle.
Air Festival in General Roca The flying club of General Roca performs different activities during the year such as first flights, courses for pilots, meetings planners and air shows.

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