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El Bosque Tallado

A 1400 mts. de altura | Faldeo del Cerro Piltriquitrón, El Bolson, Argentina
+54 294 449-2604
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Absolutely worthwhile!

Was pretty hesitant to continue about 55% of the way up. It’s not far, but very steep and I was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DaphneD1963
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Santa Cruz, California
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Short hiking into fantasy.

Mountains and forest come together with these wonderful wood sculptures. Well worth the rough... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
daniel m
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Holbrook, Arizona
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A 1400 mts. de altura | Faldeo del Cerro Piltriquitrón, El Bolson, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was pretty hesitant to continue about 55% of the way up. It’s not far, but very steep and I was concerned about the return. But, after deciding to push on we were so happy we did. It’s a very cool and unique experience in the...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Mountains and forest come together with these wonderful wood sculptures. Well worth the rough gravel road and somewhat steep hiking. Then venture further uphill to the refugio for a nice snack and refreshments. Beautiful views and variety of sculptures seem to change with each turn...More

Thank daniel m
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely hike at sunset, especially up to the Refugio. It's a shame it's only accessible by car or an expensive taxi ride. The sculptures are very creative and all are very different from each other. Lovely thing to do in a half day in El...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

One can drive up to a parking platform or hike to the platform from town. Then in about a steep 20 minute walk, the sculpture park reveals itself. It is an amazing and surprising find. The artists are inventive in taking advantage of the wood....More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had a rental car and drove up to the platform to start the hike. I'd highly recommend driving or catching a ride up that far...the walk prior up the gravel road doesn't look very exciting. We passed a couple of taxis on the way...More

Thank Jeff E
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

I hitchhiked to the trailhead with some other hostelers, and the short hike up to the bosque tallado is definitely worth it. The carved trees are beautiful and intriguing, and the view is unbelievable. Keep hiking up to the refugio, and to the mountaintop if...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

This was a real gem of a find. We set off to climb the Cerro and found this on our way up. We didn't expect it, but loved the sculptures, reflecting traditional art and themes, stuck in such a picturesque setting. It makes you feel...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

If you like hiking you can reach in during the day and back, or eventually also stop to sleep in the refugio near by.

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Reviewed 31 January 2016

We headed to Bolson from Bariloche looking for a hippie vibe and veggie-friendly food. Bolson did not deliver on either of those fronts but this sculpture garden made it almost worth the trip. Great art in a great setting. Definitely a must if you are...More

Thank fruitflyboy
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Reviewed 16 April 2015

It's on the way to Piltriquitrón it's an hour walk or 45 min to get there from the parkinglot. It's amazing to see what they've done with the dead trees after 1980's fire. Never seen anything like it. It's not that big, but it's worth...More

1  Thank Matias V
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Nancy N
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I guess that you can get bosque tallado walking around 3hs to the basement of Cerro Piltriquitron, from there you have 1 hour more walking to get the bosque tallado. From there, you can go up another hour to reach the... More
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