San Martin of Resistance leave from the square (km 0) for Av. May 25. Continue until the end, where it connects with the RN11. Turn there to the right and continue toward the north until the intersection round with the RN16. Take to the left, in address to it Jumps.
The first tract is characterized by the recreational complexes and campings of the Educational Mutual Association and of the Medical Federation of the Chaco . In the km 8, to the left, an access paved toward the town of Port Tyrol is born. Right, the Center of Spiritual Retiro of the Catholic church is a little later on, by hand. In the km 13, to the left, it leaves a deviation to Villa Jalón, of historical importance since is part of the first colonies of occupation of the National Territory of the Chaco . When arriving to the km 16, to the right will see the Station Transformadora Port Bestiani that receives energy of Yacyretá and of Rail N.E.A., to distribute it to the interior of the county and the region.
In the km 37, to the left are the access to the town of Makallé . Approximately 1 km later on is a station of service with dining room-inn and a grove to rest. In front of this it leaves an on the way to 2 km of earth to Ruins Outpost, little maintained and with abundant vegetation; it drives to the remains of the outpost, where there is a monolith with commemorative badge.
In the km 39 will cross the roads of the railroad and will see, to the right, a sale of ceramic gavels and other products of the colonies of Makallé. In the km 42 will arrive at the toll station that has sanitary services, public telephone and fresh drinks. In the km 56 will find a bifurcation that, to the right, it takes to the National Park Chaco.
From the RN16 (km 0) takes to the right for the RP9, lacking of demarcation and signaling; some tracts have potholes. In the km 4 are entered to Colony The Hidden one. In the km 7 are a bridge on the Black river , in a place that is characterized by the strong scent to tannin that you/they expel the industrial plants of The Hidden one and The Green one.
In the km 14, to the left, the Experimental Chacra is, dedicated to the production of seeds. In the km 17 are a station of service and the illuminated tract of the urban area of Colony begins Elisa, where it finishes the asphalt. Continue right for road consolidated until the km 33 and Solari enter to Captain, where can acquire provisions for the day to pass in the Park.
Continue for the RP9 and, a last block of the chapel, turn to the left in the corner where there are a parquet factory and planks. In the following crossing takes the one in route to the left, well signalled that in the km 38 enter to the National Park Chaco
The name Chaco derives of the voice Quechua chacu that means hunt" "place. The Park was created in 1954 by the Law N° 14.336 with the purpose of protecting an area of great value. It is located in the region of the Great Chaco that extends among Argentina , Paraguay and Bolivia , and it is characterized by a plain with small slope toward the rivers Paraguay and Paraná.
The characteristic climate of this region is the subtropical one, with temperatures average of 26°C , and a régime of summer rains that reach an annual stocking of 1.200 mm .
The Park is one of the ecosystems of bigger biodiversity of the planet, with different atmospheres that you/they go from the forest of the riverside of the Black river - next to which the strong mount is developed -, to the savanna with palms, tidelands, narrow canyons and lagoons.
The forest and the strong mount are characterized by their trees of big thorns and hard wood, with heights that the 15 m overcomes, as the three quebracho varieties, it pricks with thorns of crown, lapacho and urunday. Then a stratum comes of among 8 and 12 m of height that it includes younger copies that those already mentioned, next to locust, guayaibi, ivirá-pitá and guabiyú. Plus below, between the 2 and 5 m , other species of trees and bushes like the aromito, the yuquerí and the tororotaí exist.
At level of the floor the caraguataí, cactus varieties and bromeliáceas grow. Among the fauna it is possible to find guazunchos, carpinchos, monkeys carayá, tatús, tamanduás, pirinchos, magpies, parrots, oven-birds, eaglets, charatas and ipacoás, among others.
Low sectors In them one can observe the savanna, a plain with pastizales and palms where it grows the white palm or caranday, blended with locusts, aromillos, tuscas and other smaller bushes. The fauna of the savanna includes pumas, it will dilute guazú, foxes and diverse birds as goldfinches, starlings and ñandúes.
Bed of the Black river is, in fact, an old bed of the river that runs for the lowest areas, where they have been formed tidelands, narrow canyons and lagoons or covered madrejones permanently for discharges ingrained marshy plants to the bottom of the water, such as pirí, brave straw, totora, peguajó and some floating plants as the camalote and the cabbage of water. Their characteristic fauna is conformed by yacarés, boas curiyú, wolves, waders, oozy and zambullidoras like the herons (roses, white, chiflones), the cockerel of water, the jabini and the ducks, among others. Below the level of periodic floods they are formed narrow canyons and streams that look like mirrors of water free of vegetation and they are slippery toward well-known streams as zanjoncitos.
The National Park Chaco offers two pedestrian journeys with well signalled interpretation paths, one short and another of more extension, and an inn and place of rest in the riverside of the Black river .
There is also a vehicular path that arrives to the lagoons Yacaré and Carpincho. It also has a well equipped camp and with the attendance and security that the personnel of the Park toasts.