Leave the city of Junín de los Andes following the National Route 234 that leads to the city of Neuquen, until, 4 kilometers afer, you come across Provincial Route 61 to your...
Leave the city of Junín de los Andes following the National Route 234 that leads to the city of Neuquén, until, 4 kilometers afer, you come across Provincial Route 61 to your left and before crossing the bridge over the Chimehuin River. Follow the course of the river until you find the CEAN (Applied Ecological Center of the Province of Neuquen). This center investigates subjects related to the environment. How new species both of fauna and flora affect the ecosystem and the local species, etc. It also breeds alevines and sustains the trout population in rivers and lakes.
Continue for 22 kilometers until you will reach Lake Huechulafquen and the mouth of the Chimehuin river. This place is internationally known for its ideal characteristics for fly-fishing.
The area is immensely beautiful: the huge silver lake, the cordillera at the back and the intense presence of the Lanín Volcano. This volcano is 3.776 meters high and is not active, It has a conic form and a layer of ice covers its crater 80 meters high. Up to 2000 meters its sides are covered by vegetation, the predominant species being Lenga, Ñire and Araucaria or Pehuén.
Fully-equipped Camping Sites
1-star Apart Hotels
Lodging at Alminé River
Fishing Outings Lodges
Private Houses for temporary rental (National Urban Leasing Law Nbr. 23,091)
2-star Apart Hotels
Junín de los Andes