How to get
The Ischigualasto Provincial Park is located northeast of the province of SAN JUAN, in the departments of Valle Fertil and Jachal; and it borders the province of La Rioja to the north. Its geographical coordinates are 30 ° 09 ‘46.96 “S and 67 ° 50’ 34.05” O.
National Route 150
National Route 150 or Scenic Route RN 150 is a paved Argentine highway (inaugurated in October 2014), which is located in the south of the Province of La Rioja and the northern center of the Province of San Juan. In its route of 389 kilometers it connects the National Route 38 in km 356, in the town of Patquía, with the Paso del Agua Negra, at 4779 masl, on the border with Chile. The road continues in the neighboring nation as Ruta 41-CH, which leads to the city of La Serena.
It is an integral road of a future bioceanic corridor, after the construction of a tunnel, in the aforementioned border crossing. Communicating the center of Argentina and the ports of the Pacific and the Atlantic.
On this road you will find the access to the provincial park of Ischigualasto, also known as Valle de la Luna.
Route Prov. 510
Provincial Route 510 is an Argentine highway, which is located at the eastern end of the Province of San Juan. Whose route is 172 kilometers, having as ends the National Route 141 and the National Route 150.
It crosses the Valle Fertil Department from north to south, allowing a direct connection to the Ischigualasto Provincial Park.
It connects all the localities of the mentioned department with the city head, Villa San Agustin. Throughout its route a completely mountain landscape is observed, with important amount of natural vegetation. With a very low population density, which highlights small population centers located on the edge of the route.
It has the distinction of being the most extensive provincial route of San Juan.
From the North
From La Quiaca (Jujuy) going down National Route N ° 40 you arrive at the province of San Juan direct and in the town of Jáchal you take the National Route N ° 150 to the east that takes you direction to the Provincial Park Ischigualasto.
You can also make the route by National Route N ° 9 going through San Salvador de Jujuy (Jujuy) to San Miguel de Tucumán (Tucuman) and then following National Route N ° 38 going through San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (Catamarca) and by La Rioja to the town of Patquia (La Rioja) taking National Route N ° 150 to the west arriving at Provincial Park Ischigualasto.
If you come more from the Northeast you can do it by Ruta Nac. N ° 64 from Santiago del Estero to the town of La Viña (Catamarca) where you take National Route N ° 38 to the south passing through San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (Catamarca) and by La Rioja to the town of Patquía (La Rioja) taking National Route N ° 150 to the west arriving at Provincial Park Ischigualasto.
From the East
If you come from Córdoba you can do it by Ruta 38 north to the town of Patquía (La Rioja) and taking Ruta Nac. N ° 150 west to get direct to Ischigualasto Provincial Park.
You can also do it through Ruta Nac. N ° 7 if you come from Buenos Aires passing through the towns of Junín (Buenos Aires), Vicuña Makenna (Córdoba), Villa Mercedes (San Luis), San Luis Capital taking the north National Route No. 147 to connect with National Route No. 20 to the west, passing through El Encón (San Juan) until reaching Caucete (San Juan) and taking National Route No. 147 east to Ruta Prov. No. 510 It takes you directly to Ruta Nac. N ° 150 arriving at Provincial Park Ischigualasto.
From the South
From the South you can come by Ruta Nac. N ° 40 going through places like Bariloche (Neuquén), Tunuyán (Mendoza), Mendoza Capital, Media Agua (San Juan), San Juan Capital, Albardón (San Juan) until Jáchal where we take Ruta Nac. N ° 150 to the east coming directly to Provincial Park Ischigualasto.
You can also get from Ruta Nac. N ° 3 to the north passing through towns such as Trelew (Chubut) taking Ruta Nac. N ° 251 in San Antonio to Ruta Nac. N ° 22 east to Ruta Nac. N ° 154 north to National Route N ° 35 passing through the town of Santa Rosa (La Pampa) to Vicuña Makenna (Córdoba) taking Ruta Nac. N ° 7 to the west passing through Villa Mercedes (San Luis), San Luis Capital taking the Route to the north Nac. No. 147 until it connects with Ruta Nac. N ° 20 to the west passing through El Encón (San Juan) until arriving at Caucete (San Juan) and taking Ruta Nac. N ° 147 to the east until Ruta Prov. N ° 510 that It takes you direct to Ruta Nac. N ° 150 arriving at Provincial Park Ischigualasto.