La Leona Petrified Forest, El Calafate
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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. Use our El Calafate itinerary planner to arrange your visit to La Leona Petrified Forest and other attractions in El Calafate.
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  • Linda excursion to do, have to walk enough on clay, but is worth at the time of the fossils to reach
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  • The visit to this place was a surprise, feels like a lunar landscape. The trunks of petrified trees are narcotics.
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  • Honestly I thought I glimpsed it. Following the guide was the ancient glaciers that work was polishing the stones. There are no peak in the mountains, but only plateaus which confirms the strength of nature; This tour we do ATV or 4 x 4. I did both. It's really surreal, spectacular, unimaginable. With nature not measured strength.
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