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Potrerillos Dam, Mendoza

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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 Mendoza trip itinerary builder to visit Potrerillos Dam on your trip to Mendoza, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Super beautiful landscape. I went on a sunny autumn day, the color of the Lake is beautiful, a lot of people playing sports. If you're time in Mendoza, worth the trip to the mountains that includes the passage in the Lake.
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  • It is a walk for a whole day, it is close to the city and is a different landscape in winter is skiing and in summer you can get to the Lake. very good place
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  • Surprisingly Blue Lake that pops up between the Andes mountains. Unfortunately no drink good for photo stop or kiten or rafting
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