El Caracol, Laguna Garzon.

El Caracol, Laguna Garzon.

The area known as “El Caracol”, in the department of Rocha, is a subdivision located immediately after the raft crossing of the Laguna Garzon bar.

It takes place between Route 10, which acts as a promenade with the Atlantic Ocean, and the coast of Laguna Garzon.

Since 1976 the territory of Rocha and other departments in the east of the country, make up the so-called Bañados del Este Biosphere Reserve.

A biosphere reserve is an ecologically representative and internationally recognized land, coastal or marine protected area within the framework of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program.

Taken from: https://uruguayonline.info/elcaracol/