The Diamante River is born at the heart of the Andes from the Laguna del Diamante and the basin has been used for the production of hydroelectric energy.
The road takes one out of the city towards the West following Hipolito Yrigoyen Av. as far as National Route 143 and then Provincial Route 150 where the urban zone ends and hilly terrain begins with the so-called “San Rafael Block” of hills in the background.
LAGUNA DEL DIAMANTE
This is a beautiful lake situated 33 kilometers from the Agua del Toro Dam. It can be accessed by driving North through National Route 40 or, directly from the Valle del Uco, from San Carlos city to Pareditas on Route 40, then taking RP 101 as far as the crossing with RP 98 and arriving to the Park. It is located within the Diamante Provincial Park.