List of national parks of Uruguay

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The following is a list of some of the National Parks in Uruguay.

Wetlands/coastal[edit]

Central Hill Country[edit]

  • Lunarejo Valley. Located between Rivera and Artigas (on the border with Brazil). Native grassland, ferns and hill scrub, with small pockets of sub-tropical vegetation in the valleys.
  • Quebrada de los Cuervos. Located near Treinta-y-Tres. Includes canyons and a sub-tropical forest in the bottom of the gorge.
  • Arequita National Park. Located in 10 km (6 mi) north of Minas. Includes a large round mesa of volcanic rock and forests.

Uruguay River[edit]

  • Esteros de Farrapos National Park. Includes 24 islands, covering 174.96 km2. Classified under the Ramsar Convention as a Wetland of International Significance.[citation needed]

Caves[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uruguay, Presidencia de la República Oriental del. "Grutas del Palacio es el décimo lugar integrado al Sistema Nacional de Áreas Protegidas - Presidencia de la República". www.presidencia.gub.uy.