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Both in the city of Gobernador Gregores as in the nearby area there are many activities to do. From hiking to see the art of our ancestors to a tour of places where they are paleontological remains.

As it is common in Patagonia, you can enjoy a good dish of the region and visit fantastic places as Ventana Hill and the Perito Moreno National Park.

Those with the possibility of leaving the city will find around many corners to discover. For example you can see the rock art, exploring the remains of ancient civilizations over territories in pristine condition. 

rio-chicoPanoramic view of the Chico River.

You can also visit archeological and paleontological sites. Starting from the farm Los Granaderos, on the archaeological cord of the farm Las Marias, there are significant deposits.

Summer evening on the river

The Chico River is dressed in green in summer so you can enjoy the outdoors. On the banks there are free grids to use and its waters are suitable for swimming on hot days.

Trekking - horseback riding

Walking or on horse you can make the Mine Tour, a visit to the former kaolin exploration of the 50s. The place has awesome natural vantage for observing the beautiful scenery of Patagonia.

Field Activities

asado-criolloGoats and lambs on the spit are typical foods of the Patagonia.

Tour of the facilities, tasting of typical dishes of traditional Patagonian cuisine, contemplation of field activities.

Visit the Window hill

Of volcanic origin and 460 meters, those who decide to take this route will be the protagonists of a 4 hours walk, where you can see native flora and fauna of a diversity of colors and shapes. From the hilltop you get the best view of the Patagonian steppe. The landscape takes to discover around every corner and in the silence, that which allowed it to be places of tehuelches and itinerary browser Muster.

The plateus surrounding the city also offers a pleasant walk into contact with the sounds of nature where, in addition, each visitor will take a panoramic view of the valley.

Perito Moreno National Park

At 220 km Gobernador Gregores it is the Perito Moreno National Park. Accessible only by land through National Route 40 joining Provincial Route 37 to get the park.

animales-autoctonosIn the Perito Moreno National Park you can see native animals.

Perito Moreno National Park is located northwest of Santa Cruz province, department of Río Chico, and has an area of ​​115,000 hectares. It was created on May 11, 1937 in order to protect a representative area of the forests of the Andean-Patagonian region, with a portion of the Patagonian Steppe environments and a transition area between both environments.

Besides protecting beautiful landscapes and native wildlife, this park is one of the richest archaeological sites. It protect cultural expressions of the ancestors of the Tehuelches, which have been embodied in the form of cave paintings in the caves and overhangs Casa de Piedra Hill.

pescaSport fishing on Lake Cardiel.

The pleasure of fishing

Gobernador Gregores is surrounded by lakes Cardiel and Strobel, two lakes ideal for practice of excellence sport fishing. The natural landscape gives lovers of nature and sport an unforgettable outdoor experience. In Holy Week it takes place the traditional Salmon Festival.

The name of Lake Cardiel is a tribute to the Jesuit Father José Cardiel, who along with fathers José Quiroga and Strobel, made the Patagonian Salesian mission in February 1746, touring the area, which also are nestled lakes carrying the names of Strobel and Quiroga. This water, fisherman's paradise, is located at a distance of 70 kilometers from the city of Gobernador Gregores, joined by Provincial Route 29 and at 12 kilometers from the intersection of National Route 40.

Alojamiento en Gobernador Gregores

FotoEstancia La Oriental Ubicada en el Parque Nacional Perito Moreno. El acceso al mismo es por la Ruta provincial 37, la misma empalma con Rutaver másTel: +54 11 4152-6901Gobernador Gregores

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