La Pampa

La Pampa’s name comes from its famed grasslands so emblematic of Argentina’s agricultural identity. The productive topsoil that covers the province allows for uninterrupted cattle grazing and a robust agribusiness sector that is heavily integrated with the country’s history.


  • Population: 349,000
  • Area: 143,440 km²
  • Capital: Santa Rosa
  • Top export: Grains

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Main Attractions

The Lihué Calel National Park is made up of over 32,000 hectares of protected lands and covers vast plains and plateaus. The park contains cave paintings dating back 2,000 years.

Luro Natural Reserve is ideal for trekking and wildlife viewing, and is the breeding ground for deer.

Since the 1980s, Guatraché is home to one of the largest Mennonite communities in the country with 1,400 people.

La Pampa is one of the best places to experience Argentina’s legendary ranch culture which spurred the country’s growth in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and a great place to enjoy a traditional Argentine asado.

Ranch Culture