Canadon Escondido, Villa el Chocón
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Villa El Chocón, Neuguen
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Time has bequeathed more than old bones to Argentina. Cañadón Escondido, hidden canyon in Spanish, is a great place to hunt for dinosaur footprints. And steal a look at some really old rock. This slot canyon, 20 km long and 80 meters deep, harbors 120 million years of history! Weave a tale of theropods. Tell a story of sauropods. Play ichnologist on a search for trace fossils.
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Canadon Escondido is roughly 3 km (1.8 miles) from Villa El Chocón and 90 km (56 miles) southwest of Neuquén. From Villa El Chocón take RA 237 south for 3 km to the dirt road leading to the canyon.
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Entrance is free of charge but all visitors must be accompanied by a guide. Check the tourist office in Villa El Chocón for names and numbers.
 
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