Baker River, Puerto Bertrand

Deposited glacial sediments lend Baker River it's trademark turquoise-blue color, which provides a stunningly stark contrast from the densely forested hillside and snow-capped mountains in the background. Though the river is the country's biggest, environmental activists have been successful at saving the river from hydroelectricity dams, making it one of the few undammed rivers of this size in the world. Popular things to do here include hiking, rafting, swimming, and fishing. Work out when and for how long to visit Baker River and other Puerto Bertrand attractions using our handy Puerto Bertrand trip site.
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  • This long ca. 200 km river which is the only outlet from the Lago General Carrera and spills its enormous quantity of turquoise glacial water into the fjords around Caleta Tortel can be seen from...  more »
  • This river Starts at Lake General Carrera, the water is sparkling blue, so glad the effort to build a Dam here failed, its a majestic river thanks to the gauchos of Chile who started the protest and.....  more »
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