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Los Arrayanes National Park

Los Arrayanes National Park

Los Arrayanes National Park is situated in Neuquén Province in South Argentina. Los Arrayanes National Park covers an area of 17.53 km2 of Quetrihué Peninsula in the North Nahuel Huapi Lake.

 

 

Location: 3 km from Villa la Angostura, Neuquén Province    Map

Area: 17.53 km2

 

 

 

 

Description of Los Arrayanes National Park

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Los Arrayanes National Park is named after arrayán trees (Luma apiculata) that are common in the area. The park was established in 1971 to protect these unique and rare specie. Some of the trees reach an age of over 600 years old. There are no direct roads here. You can get here either by boat across the lake, bicycle or by foot.

 

Los Arrayanes National Park is dominated by a relatively cold humid climate. Average temperatures range from 3 C (37.4 F) in the winter months (June- August in the Southern Hemisphere) to 14 C (57 F) in the summer months (December- February). On average Los Arrayanes National Park receives over 2,000 mm of rainfall annually, although most of rain falls in the winter months.

 

Los Arrayanes National Park is part of the Patagonian Andean forest ecoregion, dominated by semideciduous species alternated with peat bogs.

 

 

Los Arrayanes National Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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