Esmeralda Lagoon Trail is a 8.7 kilometer out and back trail located near Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for walking and nature trips.

Distance: 8.7 km Elevation Gain: 252 m Route Type: Out & Back

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3 months ago

Super easy trek, but also super muddy! Like stupid muddy. Gaiters if you have them.

3 months ago

the trail winds through three forests of trees on the way to the lagoon. not much to see at all in the trees and the trail is not well-maintained at all! very muddy and slippery. the view of the peaks when you come out of the trees is quite nice. also, be aware that there are two large peat bogs that you have to cross to get to the lagoon. these are very mucky and muddy. no bridges to use to cross. only some rocks and branches that other hikers have thrown on the top. you will get muddy! the lake is nice and large and green!

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3 months ago

Muddy but beautiful trail. The lake is wonderful. Hiking shoes are advised, unless you want to ruin your sneakers.

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4 months ago

Spectacular trail. It just keeps getting more beautiful until you arrive at the incredible lagoon. You will need hiking boots and ideally trekking poles for the muddy sections. And it’s hard to figure out where the trail is in these parts, but pay attention because you could make a mistake like me and end up in mud up to your knees. It was worth it though. Gorgeous. Highly recommend.

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5 months ago

A very impressive lagoon hidden in the mountains. Great landscape and easy trail.

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5 months ago

This is a must do hike! So close to Ushuaia with plenty of parking, easy, well signed and absolutely stunning. There are several companies wanting to charge for this hike. It is not necessary! It can get pretty muddy in some areas so waterproof shoes are necessary. Gators and poles would be helpful but I didn’t have either and did just fine. If you want to continue for another 3 or 4 hours, you can do the Ojo del Alvino glacier. Once you pass the Emerald Lake, continue on its East side. The path is not kept or signed and I didn’t see a single soul after the lake.

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