Lago Villarino – Free Camping Area | Established Campground

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Last Visited: 5 months ago
GPS: -40.446367, -71.545650
Altitude: 941.0 masl
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Electricity: No
Wifi: No
Kitchen: No
Restaurant: No
Showers: No
Water: Natural Source
Toilets: No
Big Rig Friendly: Yes
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes

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Free Camping Area
Beautiful grassy spot along the lake shore. Fires are allowed. No facilities. Great view.

One of the "Free Camp" into the National Park Nahuel Huapi on the "Ruta siete Lagos". Beautiful view of the Lago villarino. a few busy during the day in summer but very quiet at night. Source of drinking water roadside 300m before the entrance to the camping.


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A lot of grass to pitch the tent. places to do fire. Nice view of the villarino lake and the mountains.
Some trash. Please leave with your waste. And your with your toilet paper.

Great place to spend the night. Met many other cyclists and some people in their cars while staying there.

Nice spot, no facilities but calm and free. Bit cold during the night. Places for big rigs, vans even tent. Many overlanders here. There is trek to Picada (cerrro) Falkner, very nice one, many view to the lakes and mountains around.

In this season you’ll find people who watch your van while you’re hiking cerro Falkner. We came here with our dog. (Officially not allowed). Many other dogs around: dogs of other campers as well as strays. As mentioned there are no toilets ...

camping gratuit magnifique. Très spacieux, vue incroyable sur les montagnes. On peut se baigner dans le lac. Beaucoup de monde mais comme partout en haute saison.

Very busy on a warm sunny Chistmas day, but most left at night. Still some loud music till late. But beautiful place, very spacious. In need of a toilet. People shit in places that are fine places to camp when more crowded. :(

Free camping of the Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. Close from the road, but very nice and quiet. Lot of green, near the lake and the river. The noise is mostly from the birds, not from the road ;) No facilities.
Some trash, please don’t forget anything behind you ;)

Good free camping. very large area with lots of options. easy enough to find some private space and level off. we were here in busy season and there were lots of people but large enough that everyone could find space.

Beautiful large space to camping. You have two beautiful lakes, one at each side of the highway. One of the bests in the 7 lakes route. Of course, no facilities but is free.

Ampla área para todos os tipos de Motorhomes e também para camping com barracas. Poucos locais protegido de ventos. Boa fonte de água para encher os tanques do Motorhome.

Wide area for all types of motorhomes and also for camping with tents. Few locations protected from winds. Good source of water to fill the tanks.

Beautiful spot next to the Ruta 40 and between two lakes. There were about 20 cars with day campers, only few spent the night. Unfortunately there is a lot of toilet paper and trash. Show some love and take some extra with you.

Camp Libre du Parc National Nahuel Huapi sur la Ruta Siete Lagos. Très belle vue sur le Lago Villarino. Beaucoup de monde en été mais très calme la nuit. Source d'eau potable au bord de la route à 300m avant l'entrée du camping.

One of the "Free Camp" into the National Park Nahuel Huapi on the "Ruta siete Lagos". Beautiful view of the Lago villarino. a few busy during the day in summer but very quiet at night. Source of drinking water roadside 300m before the entrance to the camping.

Fantastic free camping spot in a beautiful location with amazing views all around. No facilities, but fires allowed. Several other campers, not too crowded.. might get tight during peak season.

lindo lugar! ótima parada. pegamos água do lago para abastecer o motorhome. vários motorhomes e trailers por aqui. sem facilidades. com lugares protegidos do vento.

beautiful place! great stop. took water Lake to supply the motorhome. various motorhomes and trailers here. without facilities. with places protected wind.

Beautiful free spot. We drove to the end and were able to level out in a secluded spot by the lake...perfect for a hammock if the wind isn't to bad. Somewhat narrow with bushes towards the end but there is plenty of room before that for larger rigs. Good area for fishing. No facilities. Unfortunately there is quite a bit of TP in the area.

Nice free camping area right be the lake shore. Stayed two nights at the end of the campground behind the trees and bushes. Very nice and quiet mid week. A little windy and cold during our stay. No facilities.

Muy lindo lugar para acampar, a mitad del recorrido de la Ruta de los 7 Lagos. Imperdible hacer una fogata nocturna y disfrutar del paisaje.

One of our favorite spots on our 2+ year trip! It being free is obviously a huge factor but it’s also a really beautiful and tranquil place with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. And when it’s not too windy it’s a great lake to kayak or float on. Big rig friendly.

Nice place but many people there on a Saturday evening

Hermoso lago, hermosa vista, estuvimos una noche en invierno y es espectacular. Muchos conejos

Nice place for free, near the lake. Quiet, but no facilities.

We loved this place and stayed 3 days. Lots of space even during the mainsaison, we found a nice spot at the beach and its for free. No facilities.

Big camping area. Not overcrowded. Fantastic view. grassy spot. No facilities. For free.

Nice quiet spot in early Spring. A few visitors during the day. Lots of fire pits but little shelter from the weather - which we got pretty badly with rain and wind. Will be a nice stay in a few months. Nice walk along the lake through the woods.

very large area, panoramic views are also good for a coffee break, out of season only some visitors

Now in high season and very busy with school groups and water sports folk. There is still plenty of room and makes an ok camp for a night.

Quiet spot out of season.

A very nice campsite, beautiful views. There's more than enough space, so you'll have privacy. You can camp on the grass, on the beach or in the woods. Campfires allowed. We loved it here!

Free camping by the side of a pretty lake. Fire rings but no other facilities. Busy when we were there around New Year.

This is a great spot to free camp on Lago Villaruno. Great views of the lake and mountains, plenty of space when we were here during the week. Only amenity is the fire pits. If your rig is not good in wind, this area is very exposed and windy, the campground Faulkner has much less wind but you pay for it.

Beautiful grassy spot along the lake shore. Fires are allowed

Free campsite at the lake. No facilities. Great view. Covered in volcanic ash when we were there.