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FACTS ON ARGENTINA



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National Parks 2

From Iguazu Falls to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina maintains a number of national parks, natural reserves, provincial or regional parks and national monuments.

Most of the better known ones are in Patagonia, but a visitor to many of the areas within the country is sure to find a regional national park.

The parks have an impressive variety of eco-environments, topography, flora and fauna, archaeological and palaeontologic importance and climates.

A number of parks are on UNESCO's World Heritage List for natural values. Enjoy these photos of many of the national parks.

Visitors enjoy fishing, trekking, rafting, horse-riding, mountain biking and photographic safaris and other recreational activities.

Most parks have camping areas, some with hot showers and toilet facilities, and/or basic shelters called refugios, meant for trekkers and climbers.

Traveling south from the northeastern corner of Argentina, through the provinces of Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa and Misiones.




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