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Western Pampa

The word pampa comes from the Quechua word “bamba” meaning “plain.” And that's pretty much all you are going to find in the Western Pampas...lots of empty space. Being an agricultural region, there is very little in the way of industry or tourism here, although there are a few ranches that accept visitors and tourists for overnight stays the majority of the farmers and ranches are actual functioning farms and don't permit outside visitors. However the picturesque farms can make for some beautiful scenery and the Parque Nacional Quebrada del Condorito offers some decent, low excretion hiking. Here, you'll have the opportunity to see some interesting wildlife, such as armadillos, a variety of birds and the highly venomous pit vipers.

06 Sep 2010

Things to do in Western Pampa

Laguna San Tomas

Ten blocks west of the Plaza, this huge lagoon and park stretches over 500 hectares and is the locals’ choice spot for playing sports, anything from water-skiing to volleyball. Outdoor playthings ...
Eco-Tour, City Park
Santa Rosa, Argentina

Reserva Natural Parque Lugo

The first game reserve in Argentina, Parque Lugo is now a protected provincial nature reserve and home to more than 160 species of birds, as well as foxes, pumas, ferrets, red deer and boar. ...
Eco-Tour, Park
Santa Rosa, Argentina

Museo Provincia de Historia Natural

The Natural History Museum contains all the typical preserved animals, but primarily focuses on the evolution of species native to La Pampa. One room has  actual live animals, species of snakes ...
Santa Rosa, Argentina

Parque Lihué Calel

Parque Lihué Calel is the only national park in La Pampa. It’s easy to see why these 10,000 hectares of low lush hills, an oasis in the center of an semi-arid area, were named after the Mapuche. ...
Park, National Park
Santa Rosa, Argentina
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