Inter Patagonia - Home PagePatagonia, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 
Inter Patagonia - Activities and Tours
 Back to Puerto PorvenirEspañol  English 

Baquedano mountain range

 Estimated reading time: 1 min.Texts Photos InterPatagonia.comTexts Photos
Baquedano mountain range - Porvenir
Leaving from Porvenir along the route in the mountains, you will drive 20 km. to the top from where you can see the whole area.
Then you continue along an undulating road with swamps and brooks where gold seekers stiil work.

There are stone terraces and dams built to decant the gold that drains through the loose material on the borders of the swamp.

Farther ahead there is a bridge over the river called Río del oro, and some 200 meters farther you can walk into a cattle ranch where you can see the rests of an old gold dredge brought at the beginning of the XX century.

If it is not raining, you may go on descending through the mountain range until you get to the bank of Bahía Inútil in km. 57. Along the sea shore to the right from there you get to Porvenir, a total distance of 82 km. to go and return.
Inter Patagonia


Back to Puerto PorvenirTop 

InterPatagonia - Touristic Information about Porvenir, Patagonia, Chile: Activities and Tours
© InterPatagonia 2002-2017 Total or partial reproduction forbidden. Derechos de Autor 675245 Ley 11723

Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterInterPatagonia Videos on YouTubeFollow us in Google+