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Potrerillos Dam, Mendoza

Categories: Dams, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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Visit the reservoir at Potrerillos Dam for a bit of outdoor adventure. Take some time and rent a kayak, wind board, or small boat to explore the water. You have plenty of options for water sports in the area, but keep in mind that motors are not allowed. You can swim here, so consider a dip to admire the views of the mountains from within the emerald waters. Bring some food to take advantage of the barbecue pits along the reservoir. Alternatively, try to catch your meal at the fishing spots. Use our Potrerillos trip itinerary builder to visit Potrerillos Dam on your trip to Potrerillos, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very beautiful landscape with river and mountain and whose appearance can vary if there is snow and depending on the sunlight. The temperature varies throughout the day and there is little frequency of buses leaving from terminal de Mendoza.
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  • We spent a lovely afternoon with a sailboat from Huayra Veleros on the water. Great contrast from all of the traditional wine scapes. Great for the kids. 
  • This excursion is combined with the tour of the city that have a climate semi desert care much for irrigation water through irrigation for crops and vineyards as for daily use
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