Potrerillos Dam

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  • Address: Ruta Nacional 7, Mendoza Province, Argentina
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Dam
Tickets From $41.39

he Mendoza River is based by Potrerillos Dam in Argentina's Potrerillos Valley. It was opened in 2003 by a consortium subsisting of Industrias Metallurgicas Pescarmona (IMPSA) and Cartellone to provide flood control, hydroelectricity and irrigation water. The dam cost US$ 312 million to construct. This dam is the result of impressive engineering work that handled to contain the water of river in a large dam. This river used to have a noticeable rainbow trout population that soon became fitted to the new one. It is based about 30 kilometres southwest of Mendoza, the concrete-faced rockfill dam is 116 metres (381 ft) high and 395 metres (1,296 ft) long, seizing the 12 km (7.5 mi) long Potrerillos Reservoir.

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  • Potrerillos Dam Address: Ruta Nacional 7, Mendoza Province, Argentina
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  • 85.94% of people who visit Mendoza include Potrerillos Dam in their plan

  • 69.77% of people start their Potrerillos Dam visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Potrerillos Dam

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Potrerillos Dam

People normally club together Los Reyunos Dam and Bike Cool Tours while planning their visit to Potrerillos Dam.

People also prefer to end their day with Potrerillos Dam.

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