Best parks in Mendoza

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Explore the most popular parks in Mendoza with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Best parks (4)
#1 - Aconcagua Provincial Park
Mendoza, Argentina
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Aconcagua Provincial Park is located in the province of Mendoza, on the border with Chile. It is home to one of the highest mountains in South America: Mount Aconcagua, which is part of the Andes Mountains, is almost 7000 meters high and is a challenge of great tourist attraction. It also has several summits and camps that serve to acclimatize, and it is an excellent area to spot Andean condors. Most of the permits, insurance and guides to make the trips to Aconcagua are processed in the city of Mendoza. For costs, regulations and more information, please visit the official website.Show more
#2 - Cordón del Plata Provincial Park
Mendoza, Argentina
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This Provincial Park houses the Cordón del Plata mountain range, which is part of the Andes Mountains and is located in the province of Mendoza. It is a nature conservation area (among its fauna you can find foxes, pumas and eagles), with an important water wealth and archaeological interest. In addition to mountain hiking and enjoying the unsurpassed scenery, visitors can also take guided tours of the popular vineyards.Show more
#3 - Laguna del Diamante Provincial Park
Mendoza, Argentina
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The Laguna del Diamante Provincial Park and Natural Reserve is located in the province of Mendoza and is part of the high Andean ecoregion. Its particular landscape is configured by the tributaries of the Diamante River, the Diamante Lagoon that sits on an old volcanic caldera and the Maipo volcano whose rhomboid reflection in the waters of the lagoon gives it its name. Among the activities that can be done are fishing, camping, hiking and climbing.Show more
#4 - Villavicencio Nature Reserve
Mendoza, Argentina
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The Villavicencio Nature Reserve is located in the province of Mendoza surrounded by some of the most iconic landscapes since it is located between the depressions of the Uspallata valley and the eastern plains of the foothills of the Andes. Its main objective is the preservation of animal species and sources of natural mineral water, but it also has historical and archaeological value. Visitors can take guided tours and self-guided tours, such as the popular Camino de Caracoles. You can also visit the gardens of the Gran Hotel de Villavicencio, which was declared a National Historical Heritage and is currently out of operation but its structure is of great historical and tourist attraction. Bear in mind that Parador Villavicencio is the only place in the reserve area where you can stop to rest and eat something.Show more