Nacional Tierra del Fuego" (national park)
is located 18 kilometers from Ushaia. This park
shows a mélange of mountains and seacoast.
The geographical boundaries with Chile are seen
The national park of
Tierra del fuego is only 18 km west of Ushuaia.
Its area is somewhere around 63 thousand square
kilometers. Only 2 thousand of this square km is
dedicated to the recreational uses of people. Inside
the park there are six camps dedicated to receive
humans that want to get in direct contact with nature.
Six kilometers is the length of the Beagle channel
that go thru this park. Also, the mountain ridges
stretching between lakes and rivers (south and north
of the park) create barriers that divide incredible
valleys of difficult human access.
Plains here are where you will always find red foxes,
rabbits, beavers and guanacos. The park’s coastline
is the place to see the black head albatross bird
and the petrel bird; you shall also see other kinds
of sea mammals. The flora of this park includes
among others, big cinnamon trees, woodchopper trees,
"ñire", "lenga" and "guindo".
During the summer (October-march) violets, orchids,
"siemprevivas" and Margarita’s make
of this beautiful landscape, a multicolor picture.
Summertime also offers the opportunity to take time
off to embrace one of the many offered activities.
You can examine nature’s gifts venturing thru
organized trips, trekking, and mountain
Bikes, kayaking and sport fishing in the crystalline
lakes or rivers.
Inside this national park different paths in existence,
are prepared for our biking or jogging experiences.
The difficulty levels do not require prior training.
These pathways are entrances to small paradise like
country sides, including the "Castoria",
Circuit (that has a panoramical view to the Lapataia
bay) and the Hito XXIV (marks frontiers with Chile).