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Parque Nacional Diamante (Predelta)
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This located in the southwest of the provnce of Entre Ríos, in the department of Diamond. This park is to 40 Km of the city of Paraná : and to 4 Km of the city of Diamond .




This park was created in 1991 by means of the National Law No. 24.063 (with the name of Park National Pre-delta, for what this is the official denomination), the surface is of 2.458 there is and it is located to the Southwest of the province of Entre Ríos , Dpto. Diamond.


History and antecedents of their creation


The lands that today composes the Park National Diamond were property of the Municipality of the neighboring town of Diamond , being known them as those "Taken a bath Municipal". In that area of islands, where was carried out extensive cattle raising, some few families lived. During the times of floods, as much the livestock as people should move to the highest areas in the ravine, where many cattlemen possessed fields. The crossing of animals of the islands to the high areas was carried out by means of harness. The last stream that should cross to leave the low area of islands calls himself The Roof, as well as the place where met the livestock. The place received this name because there it was "whipped" to the livestock to force him first to be thrown to the water, for then to swim and to win the other bank. The area was also during a lot of time used as field of practice of the Army, still being able to today in day to find the craters taken place by the detonations and numerous projectiles of all caliber. Thanks to long administrations carried out in front of the municipal authorities, the surrender is achieved to the Nation, of the lands that would conform the first National Park located in the Delta of the Paraná.


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Administration of National Parks


Foundations of their creation


To protect a sector of islands of the Superior Delta, with all their diversity of atmospheres and animal species and characteristic vegetables of the great natural system of the Delta of the Paraná.




  • From Paraná: 40 km
  • From Diamond: 4 km .




Delta of the Paraná and Spinal


General description


The Park National Diamond is the first one that protects the atmospheres of the Delta of the Paraná. This atmosphere is one of the most important natural regions in the country.

Their dynamic matter determined by the growing ones, their great extension, the presence of natural atmospheres little modified by the man and the existence of important populations of wild animals, they make to this unique bioma in Argentina and South America .

Given its particular geographical location, is in the properly this beginning of the great Delta of the Paraná, and its low relief, this Park is one of the few ones that is framed by natural limits. To be totally defined by courses of water, the access to the area can only be made in appropriate crafts, of not very soaked. The main rivers are: for the north the Riacho Old Vapor that is an arm of the great River Paraná; for the northeast to the Stream The Roof and for the Southwest the Stream Takes out Shorts.

The Park is furrowed by riachos infinity and streams, being the most important the Stream of The Sleeves.

This great quantity of courses of water determines numerous islands, among those that stands out for its great extension the Island of the Ceibo and the Island of the Sleeve. The Islands dominate the landscape. As all the other of the Delta, they possess the typical form of deep" "plate. This means that have the high borders and a low central area. The borders receive the "albardones" name and in the central area in general are lagoons or taken a bath.

Between the albardón and the lagoon we will find a remarkable variation in the vegetation that goes changing gradually between a place and another. Those you differ they take place for the different floor types, grade of humidity, time of permanency of the water during the floods, etc. On the albardones will find groves of Timbó Blanco, Laurel , Ceibo, Curupí, etc.. as we go toward the center of the island the forest it will begin to be less dense and other species like the Espinillo will appear.

The atmosphere then changes completely and it dominates the pajonal of Straw of to Roof that is replaced highly by vegetables in the proximities of the lagoons aquatic, floating and ingrained (Rush, Totora, Camalote, etc.). The fauna of the region suffered during many years a constant persecution, being made very scarce and distrustful. From the creation of the Park, and thanks to the action of the Guardaparques and their assistants, the area was populated of wild animals again, being more and more abundant and confident in front of the man's presence. It is for it that today in day can observe near 200 species of birds, Wolves of River, Carpinchos, Coipos or Otters, etc.




The islands understood among Port Ibicuy (Entre Ríos) and San Isidro ( Buenos Aires ), among the costs of the River Plate toward the north and the riverside of the River Uruguay, until the Stream Ñancay, concentrates most of the tourist infrastructure of the Delta.

This is worth mainly for the first section of the delta from Buenos Aires , included in the Party of Tiger, and defined by the River Luján, the Aryan Channel, the Paraná of the Palmas and the River Plate. Here the nautical activities of great quantity of sport Clubs are unwrapped. On the riversides they are attractive residences testimony of a luxurious and prosperous past for the area, hostels, hotels and recesses. In this area the islands have been lacking their natural vegetation and they were cultivated with a great variety of ornamental plants of showy flowers, taking advantage of the fertile floor islander. Beautiful pergolas with Hydrangeas, Roses, Jasmines, adorn the gardens of the housings, next to añosos Weeping, enormous Sallows Casuarinas and Pines cover the riversides.

The call Inferior Delta, to be the more town has radioteléfono, schools, rooms of first aids, police posses and of Naval Prefecture Argentina , a complete net of spouts of fuels, warehouses and suppliers that the streams travel offering door to door their merchandises. These comforts allow the visitor to consent to practically all the corners of the Delta. The road of more important communication of the Inferior Delta is the one formed by the rivers Captain and Sarmiento. In the River Luján the Sarmiento is born and after the River San Antonio changes his name for that of Captain. In the banks they are numerous facilities for the tourist, and it is one of the areas more frequently traveled by the collective boats that leave of the Fluvial Station of Tiger

This Station, located on the River Tiger at short distance of its outlet in the River Luján, is the most outstanding communication center for the whole southern portion of the Delta.

The boats of passengers fulfill fixed itineraries daily a wide variety of schedules. Services of exclusively tourist boats also exist that places of particular interest and other speedier ones that work with taxi travel. An office of the Address of Tourism of the Municipality of Tiger offers complete information to the visitor on the journeys, schedules and rates of the services of boats, I eat likewise about the comforts of hotels, hostels and recesses. Tiger is not the only access place to the great Delta of the Paraná.

It is also possible to arrive from anyone of the ports located on the rivers of the Silver, Luján or Paraná. The Port of Tiger , without a doubt is the one that attracts most of the tourists that converge during the weekends or festival days, going to the fifths, recess, hostels, to the famous Market of Fruits where they can acquire handmade articles, or they take the collective boats that carry out predetermined walks. In the summery months the rivers, riachos and streams are populated of multitudes of crafts: yachts, motor boats and oar boats, inscriptas their majority in the clubs or nautical nurseries of the area. The Paraná-Miní it also possesses in their populated margins many comforts for the tourist. The area understood among the Channels Nicolás Ambrosoni and Of the Serna, the Miní, the Paraná of the Palmas and the river of the Silver, contain a net of streams of scarce depth and current, with waters calms ideals for the sailing and the fishing. The sector of the outlet of the River Big Boat in the River Plate possesses beautiful sandy beaches.

The good accessibility of the Delta has transformed it into one of the most popular places in the province for the realization of all type of nautical sport. In last century they dominated the waters the oar crafts and it veils, being added the aquatic ski at the present time, the motonáutica, the windsurf and many other disciplines. The windsurf is usually practiced in front of the islands Sarandí, Santa Mónica, in the outlet of the Channel of the East and in the First floor of the Fear, located to the north of the Island it Fights and in the outlet of the Aguaje of the Peach. For the aquatic ski the sector is recommended among the islands Fight and Zárate, the Channel of the East and the River San Antonio. The fishing is without a doubt one of the activities that bigger quantity of tourists attracts, and it can be carried out in the whole area. Don't forget to be informed on the times of prohibited, species and allowed sizes, in order to contribute to the preservation of the resource Among the historical places of interest, stands out the Museum Sarmiento, located on the River of the same name, next to the Stream Waits Big. You can consent from the Port of Tiger with the service of collective boats.

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