Natural Protected Area Copahue Provincial Park
This park was created in 1937 to protect the tree forest of Araucaria Araucana (PehuĂ©n) and the thermal resources. It has a surface of 28.000 ha. The zone altitudeÂ rangesÂ from 1400 to 2935 meters above sea level.
Parque Provincial Copahue – Patagonia Argentina
The area is characterized by particular geoforms of volcanic, glacial and fluvial origin. The most important water sources are: The Agrio river which flows into and out of Caviahue lake; and the Dulce, Trolope and Hualcupen Streams.
The most remarkable features of the park are the `PehuenesÂ´ (Araucaria araucana.), the magnificent and active Copahue volcano of 2935 m.a.s.l. and the world famous thermal hot springs of Copahue, with its different thermal water lagoons, muds and algae.
Araucarias – Foto: neuquentur.gob.ar
The park fauna characterizes by presenting a lot of small species which are only found in this area such as the `Tucu-TucuÂ´ of the Maule, a little frog “Cuatro ojos” and others.
The flora and fauna are of special scientific interest because three different ecological regions combine here: The Subantartican, The Patagonian and The `AltoandinaÂ´.
Every 16th March the `Copahue Provincial Park DayÂ´ is celebrated in the village to commemorate when the General Management Plan of the park was established.
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