A few steps from the city center, and close to the Lake Argentino area, the Laguna Nimez reserve concentrates a varied sample of local wildlife.
This ecological environment lodges an educational circuit with trails and signposts laid up along over 2,500 meters. The guides await visitors at the entrance gate to assist them with the interpretation of the natural environment. Likewise, a complete herbarium that helps visitors identify the local plants is located in the entrance area.
The reserve has good vantage points that enable visitors to watch how the flamingoes, geese, silvery grebes, black-necked swans, ibis, lapwings, ducks, coots, hawks and chimangos, among other 70 species, fed in the clump of rushes.
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Level of Difficulty: Low.
Duration: 2 hours.
Recommendations: respect the advice provided by the guides. The vantage points are the best spots to watch the birds without disturbing them.