Patagonia Expedition Camping Locations
(From Rio de Janeiro)
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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
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
Colonia Pellegrini, Municipal campground on the lagoon
Mercedes, El Guacho Gil Shrine, 29 08.60S 58 08.07W
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.
Punta/Playa Ninfas, past the lighthouse, GPS 42 58.72S 64 18.55W
Gaiman City Park, street camp
Cabo Raso, ghost town south of Punta Tombo
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
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
Punta Arenas, Reservas Nacional Magallanes (expensive campground)
Puerto Natales, wild camp on the shores of the
Seno Ultima Esperanza,
approximately 3 miles past the ferry dock.
Torres del Paine, free camp in the parking lot of
the Salto Grande trailhead,
also the Camping Lago Pehoe.
Back into ARGENTINA
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
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
Rio Bravo, 8km south of Puerto Bertrand, 47 05.36s 72 46.52w
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 camp, 4.5 miles toward La Tapera, east
of Villa Amenqual.
44 43.60S 72 07.48W.
Camping Alborada, KM2 north of Coyhaique on the Puerto Aisen Rd.
(Updated as of April 8, 2006)
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