La Leona Petrified Forest, El Calafate

4.5
#7 of 18 in Wildlife in El Calafate
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Create an itinerary including La Leona Petrified Forest
Trek across the steppe landscape of La Leona Petrified Forest, to find fossils and other interesting geological features. Inspect large petrified tree trunks, some of which date back 70 million years, in a land where dinosaur fossils are still being discovered. Explore the Patagonian steppe, offering views of the famous surrounding mountain ranges, as part of a walking tour, and bring your camera to capture the otherworldly scenery. Arrange your visit to La Leona Petrified Forest and discover more family-friendly attractions in El Calafate using our El Calafate journey maker app.
Create a full itinerary - for free!

La Leona Petrified Forest reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
258 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This place was just unreal and very much a hidden gem. Thanks to our amazing walk Patagonia tour guides for including this in our itinerary as in my research for Patagonia I never saw this. We spent....  more
    This place was just unreal and very much a hidden gem. Thanks to our amazing walk Patagonia tour guides for including this in our itinerary as in my research for Patagonia I never saw this. We spent....  more »
  • Enjoyed our day trip here to see the remains of dinosaur bones and a 90 million year old petrified forest. Before the kids get too excited about seeing dinosaurs, these are just a few bones - I think....  more
    Enjoyed our day trip here to see the remains of dinosaur bones and a 90 million year old petrified forest. Before the kids get too excited about seeing dinosaurs, these are just a few bones - I think....  more »

Plan your trip to El Calafate

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.