Municipal camping Ushuaia | Established Campground

Argentina

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Verified:
4 months ago
Altitude:
0.0 masl
Website:
None
Phone:
None
Contributor:
panamnotes.com

Amenities

Electricity:
No
Wifi:
No
Kitchen:
No
Restaurant:
No
Showers:
No
Water:
No
Toilets:
No
Big Rig Friendly:
No
Tent Friendly:
No
Pet Friendly:
Yes
Sanitation Dump Station:
No

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Description

Moderator Note - there is another municipal campground on the North Eastern corner of the city. GPS: -54.781070, -68.271420 No facilities but nice trees, river, playground and relative peace and quiet during the week

Now that both formal campgrounds in Ushuaia have been closed down, this represents just about the only choice other than paying the high entrance fee to enter the national park and use their 'free' campsites which also have no significant facilities apart from drop toilets.

NOTE that there are toilets here but condition unknown.

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não gostei.
duas tomadas para luz apenas cpm baixa amperagem.
não pode ligar nada que tenha resistência.
muito descuidado.
é uma pena.

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Safe and pleasant place. A little out of town, next to the train station. Protected from the wind, but humid. There are restrooms and once a week city hall employees collect the garbage and fill the water truck for water. There is 1 electrical outlet. There are no showers. Free.

Lugar seguro e agradável. Um pouco afastado da cidade, ao lado da estação de trem.

Protegido do vento, porém umido. Há banheiros e 1x por semana funcionários da prefeitura passam recolher o lixo e abastecer o caminhão pipa, para ter água.

Existe 1 tomada com eletricidade. Não há chuveiros. Gratuito.

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This is one of two municipal campsites in Ushuaia. I would not call it an established campsite... It has BBQ places and one toilet without running water. No shower. At least it is for free. It is a pity that there is no established campground in Ushuaia with facilities. (especially as it is THE destination for Pan-American travellers) If you don't have a shower in your vehicle, you need to go to YPF to have a shower. (the one in the center has no shower, you need to drive further out of the city.) As it is very close to the train station, you can also use the toilets there. They are very clean and open from 9am to 5pm. There is a really nice view to the mountains from this campsite. Be aware that there are a lot of wild horses... Take care of their dung, when you leave your vehicle in the morning. 😅

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very nice place. no shower only at gasstation.one toilet but no running water. a lot of places
a lot of horse and dog poop.

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Entrada gratis. Lugar para pasar la noche tranquilo en motorhome, se puede venir con mascota. No hay ningún servicio. No hay canilla con agua. Baño solo uno habilitado y no anda la cisterna, no tiene ducha.
El que venga tiene que ser autosuficiente.

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pasamos una noche muy tranquilo, es un camping gratis y había muchas casillas y motorhome, el fin de semana llego mucha gente a hacer asado en los fogones y mucho ruido y nos fuimos

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Beautiful camping in the middle of the mountains. It's got water, but it's not drinkable. Clean bathroom without shower. It's free

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Excellent point. A beautiful view of the mountains, protected from the wind. We got an outlet near the toilets.
Beside there is water for bathing and utilities, we were told not to be drinkable.
There is only one outlet working, but with the use of power strips it is possible to put up to 6 cars on the power.
The only cons is being far from the city, but it is compensated by the landscape and tranquility.

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Free camping, with beautiful landscapes! There are bathroons, with no showers - during the week, they let just one cabin open, in the weekends they open one or two more.
Energy just near the bathroons - but pay attention because the energy can shut off when it’s full of RV’s using it.
There are several barbecue spots, and flat areas and it’s really near the National Park entrance.
We stayed here for 3 weeks and it was peaceful (excepting during the weekends) and really safe.
You definetly will get visits from zorros and horses during the night :)
4G Claro coverage.

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Incredible loud music and light shows on a Friday night by other campers. We left at 3:30 am.

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This campground is open. But there is nothing, maybe toilets, but I wasn't there.
BBQ is possible, no wifi, electricity near the toilets. You have to pay nothing.
Next campground to the park

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good place to spend the night when you dont want to pay or you are too late for the national park.
very good protection against the wind with a roof tent.
despite what written in comment toilets clean during our stay.

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We did not find this place inviting.
Sorry Ushuaia but you can do better.
We moved on to the NP which actually has inviting campsites for free, of course you need to pay your entrance fee first.

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At the end of Jan 2020 this place was great. Toilets clean, loads of flat space (great for kids), really quiet and felt safe. Lovely view of the mountains, and close to N.P. gate. A short drive into town- come equipped as there's nothing else here. Train station closes at 5pm.

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Vast space with installation for barbecue, near by the river and surrounded by the mountains. Very close to the park de Tierra del Fuego. Toilets available. Free for tent, van...Busy and loud during the weekend. But definitely worth to spend a couple of nights.

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Super quiet and during the day the toiletts were cleaned every hour.

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good campsite. we stayed here for3 nights (including new years eve), can be noisy at place cause de local(regeaton sounds). i recommend.

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didnt use the apparently gross facilities, but found this is a nice, wind sheltered spot, quiet, with level places and a good vibe to it. nos gusta

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It's a great place, quiet while week. At weekend lots of locals, more party noise, but peaceful. There are toilettes, we don't use. We saw some stuff to clean toiletts every day. We enjoyed the place, no food supply.

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If you’re doing like we did and are currently driving all over Ushuaia looking for that special spot, to no avail... Stop. This is that spot. Quiet, spacious, and close enough to town to be convenient! This spot doesn’t check all of the boxes, but in our week in Ushuaia we were unable to find a better spot for us and our kids. Highly recommend!

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During the week no locals, so very quiet and nice right by the river. No facilities, but one open toilet (but only water to flush, not in the sink). Right next to the trainstation and close to the park‘s entrance.

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Stayed here after sites in national park were closed due to a “vicious fox”.

Good spot next to the river, there were a few locals playing music but was quiet after 11. Toilets can be found by the side of the sports field, they were in bad condition when I arrived at night but there was a cleaner there the following day.

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Nice spot with a river and mountain views. Popular with locals so don’t forget your earplugs for the booming music!

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Great place to stay before entering the national park. We do not need bathrooms or shower, have everything in the motorhome. Free, grills available, nice views. Saturday night here much life, but isn't this the essence of traveling? We are stunned that a place like this is available for free.

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Very quiet and nice spot with BBQ. Close to Ushuaia downtown and the National Park. From there you are at the railway station, nice steam Loco.

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Très calme, nous avons passé une super nuit, on a vu personne jusqu'au matin vers 10h. Juste le bruit du petit ruisseau poir nous bercer. Plein de parilla. Quelques déchets comme à l'habitude sur ce genre de camping gratuit. Quelques wifi avec l'antenne longue portée mais tous fermés.

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Not bad for just camping for the night seeing as how close it is to the city. Bathrooms are definitely a no-go, so you need to utilize other options for that. The campground is situated in between the train station and golf course, so not a lot of privacy, but it was quiet at night. Fire pits available for grilling. FREE!

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C'mon guys. This is a free spot with view on mountains, a small creek and some trees and a place to make a fire. Be happy about it. It's actually good enough!

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Did no bother about toilet and facilities. Just glad to be outside town. Park entrance of 350 pp just to much to rush in for the night.

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Buen sitio al lado del río para pasar una noche con pocas facilidades. Los baños están inutilizables, no pudimos usar los baños de la estación de tren porque estaba cerrada sobre las 6 pm.

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We stayed beside the train station on the BBQ area right on the lake. You can use the bathrooms of the train station preferably when poeple are around.

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This place is permanently closed.

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Most disgusting toilets ever. Whilst this the only free option in the area suggest you stop at gas station / restaurant etc and do your business. These toilets are a no-go

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We had a visit from the police just before sundown, he just wanted to check our plates (Chilean). He also crossed around a few times checking on campers, seems secure. Average place, condition as you'd expect for free camping, toilets (untested) and BBQ stations. Noisy locals in the evening as usual playing the same dance track on repeat at full volume.

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Nice spot with bbq . we stayed 2 days, view on the mountains . its dirty and noicy on weekends but if you Go near the river that great.

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Nothing Special. Run down, no baños. The only good aspect is that it is for free.

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There are some big concrete bbq stations near a forest patch. It's a bit of a neglected place surrounding a soccer field and people just leave trash laying around after their weekend bbq. If you don't care about making a fire there are some nicer spots near some trees and a little river. The toilet building should have a bio hazard sign on it and is way beyond the possibility of cleaning. Everything is overflowing. Don't go near it! We had a good time here nevertheless. If you turn your view towards the trees it's ok and a free place to stay.

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We joined three other overlanding groups here to have a fire when it was not permitted in the park. It's great that a free camping place is provided so close to town (10min drive). Rubbish bins and toilets provided.

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This isn't so bad. Next to a nice river and wasn't too dirty when we were here. It's just far out of town, especially if you're not heading to the national park (dog).

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Given that this is one of the very few places around Ushuaia available for camping, a little bit of rubbish (not evident when we were there) is irrelevant.

Rural area, nice views, next to train station going to National park.

No facilities.

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This place is a dump. There is rubbish everywhere and no facilities.

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