Baliza trail

Baliza trail

Located in the Tierra del Fuego National Park, this easy trail leads you through a fascinating landscape, until you reach the shores of the Beagle Channel.


Signaled footpath


No mobile network


Duration: 30 min


Round trip

Difficulty: Low


Longitude: 1.2km


IMPORTANTE: Es necesario planificar su salida, extremando las precauciones en las temporadas de otoño e invierno, debido a que disminuyen las horas de luz natural, se registran temperaturas bajo cero y el terreno puede encontrarse con presencia de barro, hielo y/o nieve. Es fundamental contar con indumentaria y calzado adecuado. En caso de emergencia, llamar al 911.

The final stretch of National Route 3 takes us to Lapataia Bay, in Tierra del Fuego National Park. Once there, you will see a series of wooden footbridges that lead to different trails. Turning to the right,  after a few meters you will find the sign indicating the beginning of the Baliza trail. This low-difficulty hike will take you through a dense forest and beaver dams, until you reach the coast of the Beagle Channel. At the end of the trail, you can see an informative sign and the beacon that marks the boundary with the Strict Nature Reserve. This coastal area is a good location for landscape photography and birdwatching.
The Tierra del Fuego National Park was created in 1960, and it has a surface of 68.909 hectares of Patagonian forests.Located at 12 kilometers West of Ushuaia it is the only national park in Argentina with a coastline, the southwestern shores of the Beagle Channel. Lapataia Bay, where the National Route 3 ends,it's the only fjord located on the Argentine sector of the island.