La Leona Petrified Forest, El Calafate

4.5
#6 of 16 in Wildlife in El Calafate
Trek across the steppe landscape of La Leona Petrified Forest, to find fossils and other interesting geological features. Inspect large petrified tree trunks, some of which date back 70 million years, in a land where dinosaur fossils are still being discovered. Explore the Patagonian steppe, offering views of the famous surrounding mountain ranges, as part of a walking tour, and bring your camera to capture the otherworldly scenery. Arrange your visit to La Leona Petrified Forest and discover more family-friendly attractions in El Calafate using our El Calafate journey maker app .
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  • We have been travelling around South America for 4 weeks and this tour is absolutely one of our highlights. We are a young active couple who love hiking and this was one of my favourite days. The scen...  more »
  • Through a guided tour we observe several fossils of trees and prehistoric animals, as well as incredible features designed by the erosion of rain and wind.
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