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Canon del Atuel, San Rafael

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A popular outdoor excursion spot, Canon del Atuel connects two lakes and cuts through the heart of a mountain range. You can tour the canyon via several local highways in the area, which wind along the river through rugged gorges accented by towering rock formations and dusty hillsides. Keep your eyes peeled for dams, mountains, and reservoirs along the way, some of which boast rock formations eroded into distinctive shapes. On some stretches, you can hop aboard a kayak or river rafting tour to brave the canyon's wild rapids and chutes. Put Canon del Atuel into our San Rafael itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in San Rafael.
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  • If you go don't miss it! Unique is beautiful and free! One of the most beautiful things that I saw, again without a doubt
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  • Beautiful landscapes through which meanders the Atuel River, with diversity of mountain formations, some of volcanic origin, leading to the dam which forms a spectacular lake.
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  • Worth knowing it, of can have lunch in a restaurant at affordable prices (silverside lemon and an breast 4 cheeses with mineral water for $500 in January/2017)
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