Lago Steffen, San Carlos de Bariloche
(4.9/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Discover an impressive and inviting body of water in an unblemished area of Andean Patagonian forest at Lago Steffen. Go for a swim amid pristine wilderness in the glacial lake, whose surface area covers 5.9 sq km (2.3 sq mi). You won't find any shops or restaurants at the lake, so take the opportunity to snap pictures of an area of the world completely untouched by humanity. Because of the complete lack of local services, don't forget to bring plenty of water and food for your trip. A visit to Lago Steffen represents just the start of the adventure when you use our San Carlos de Bariloche vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This is one of the camping with best view that I have been in my life. It is a unique place, the way to get pays for everything, good fishing and places to make an excellent roasted with friends or family.
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  • We said goodbye to Bariloche at the lake and made a traditional asado and brought kayaks. We had a perfect time! 
  • I think most people are confusing the Lakes of Chico and Large circuit Circuit with this site. The Lago Steffen is very nice, but is about 50 kms de Bariloche. The entrance is a little hard to find because they don't have many cards, you have to take a dirt road to the right of the Ruta 40, for toward the Patagonia, and walking 10 kms until you reach the Lake. Has a good infrastructure for camping. In the middle is the Lake Huala Hué. The entrance road is just before a written Board Cañadon de La Mosca. Note that during the summer the road is one-way or back.
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