Patagonia Expedition Camping Locations
and GPS coordinates

(From Rio de Janeiro)

**Click on the photo to see the camping spot**


Rio de Janiero, Camping Verde Mar, Estrada Do Bandeirantes, near Clube Aquatico Wet n' Wild.  GPS: 23 00.72S  43 30.82W

Fredo, behind the historical church, GPS 23 01.54S  44 31.03W  rio coast camp.jpg (67440 bytes)

Sao Paulo and Londrina at Postos (truck stops)

Foz do Iguazu, Camping Club do Brasil, outside the entrance to the national park.



Puerto Iguazu, Camping El Pindo, just west of the roundabout before entering town.

River campspot on RN12, GPS 28 24.98S 56 32.63W

Estero del Ibera
North-eastern entry, radio tower camp, 28 25.28S  56 20.41W   ibera_sunset.jpg (57896 bytes)
Colonia Pellegrini, Municipal campground on the lagoon

Mercedes, El Guacho Gil Shrine, 29 08.60S  58 08.07W   gaucho_gil.jpg (105634 bytes)

Colon, Municipal Campground on the Uruguay River.   

San Antonio del Areco, municipal campground, on the river at west side of town, GPS 34 14.38S  59 28.35W.

Buenos Aires, Puerto Madero, north east side of the Hilton Hotel (on the street).

Las Flores, municipal campground at El Parque Playa Montero.

Bahia Blanca, municipal campground on RN3, Complejo Recreativo Maldonado.

Viedma, camp along the Rio Negro near the tourist office.

Peninsula Valdez, municipal campground at Puerto Piramides.   puerto_piramides.jpg (55772 bytes)

Punta/Playa Ninfas, past the lighthouse, GPS 42 58.72S  64 18.55W   punta_ninfas.jpg (41236 bytes)

Gaiman City Park, street camp

Cabo Raso, ghost town south of Punta Tombo  cabo raso.jpg (56422 bytes)

Rada Tilly, municipal campground, Avenida Capitan Moyano

Puerto Deseado, municipal campground Camping Refugio de la Ria, GPS 47 45.31S 65 53.27W

Parque Nacional Petrificado,  47 39.64s  67 55.02w

Monte Leon, park campground near the Grotto  mt_leon3.jpg (51808 bytes)

Rio Gallegos, Chakra Daniel, 51 40.49s  69 14.92w

La Frontera, Chile Magallanes and Argentina Tierra del Fuego, 53 19.30s  68 39.63w

Ushuaia, La Pista del Andino campground, 54 48.71s  68 20.97w

Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego, free wilderness campsites at Rio Pipo and Camping Laguna Verde

San Sebastian, free camping on the beach near the police stop


Southern CHILE

Punta Arenas, Reservas Nacional Magallanes (expensive campground)

Puerto Natales, wild camp on the shores of the Seno Ultima Esperanza, silk_route_group.jpg (81198 bytes)
approximately 3 miles past the ferry dock.

Torres del Paine, free camp in the parking lot of the Salto Grande trailhead, tdp Salto.jpg (65534 bytes)
also the Camping Lago Pehoe.



Wild camp in the steppe off Hwy 40 about 10 km north of Tapi Aike

Los Glaciares Nat'l Park, free camp in the parking lot at the Moreno Glacier.

El Chalten, 49 19.08S  72 53.69W

Estancia La Angostura  48 38.05s  70 38.92w   estancia_La_angostura.jpg (104856 bytes)

Cueva de Manos, wild camp above cave entrance at pull out on the road.

Estancia Telken  (entrance at) 46 48.28s  70 47.35w  



Los Antiguos, municipal campground

Embarcadero, 60km west of Chile Chico, 46 41.32s  72 26.68w  embarcadero.jpg (81402 bytes)

Rio Bravo, 8km south of Puerto Bertrand, 47 05.36s  72 46.52w  rio_bravo.jpg (88611 bytes)

Puerto Rio Tranquilo, wild camp off highway, lots of choices

Coyhaique, Albergue Las Salamandras, one night, minimal space for one overlander.  2nd night at Automotrix Varona the Mitsubishi Truck Center during service of Fuso.

Rio Correntoso Campground, KM 21 Puerto Aisen Road from Coyhaique.

Abandoned Homestead on the Rio Cisnes, 44 40.04S  72 26.43W, Rt 25 toward Puerto Cisnes.

Waterfall camp, 7km south of Queulat Lodge, 44 33.41S  72 28.38W.  rio_cisnes.jpg (97876 bytes)

Rio Cisnes camp, 4.5 miles toward La Tapera, east of Villa Amenqual.  
44 43.60S  72 07.48W.  IMG_0979.JPG (69629 bytes)

Camping Alborada, KM2 north of Coyhaique on the Puerto Aisen Rd.

(Updated as of April 8, 2006)


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