La Leona Petrified Forest, El Calafate

#7 of 14 in Parks in El Calafate
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • Enjoyed our day trip here to see the remains of dinosaur bones and a 90 million year old petrified forest. Before the kids get too excited about seeing dinosaurs, these are just a few bones - I think....  more »
  • This place is not highly promoted by the tours in town, but definitely not to be missed. The terrain is unreal with a landscape unlike any we've seen. Our guide was amazing as she shared the...  more »
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