This lake is characterized by its spectacular rock formations bringing out its greyish water tonalities, due to the sediments on suspension. It is approximately 400 meters deep. From here it is possible to observed beautiful and giant icebergs that falls from the glacier.
Nestled at the footsteps of the Cuernos Mountains. It is 200 meters deep. It finishes at Salto Grande (waterfall), it is possible to visit the fall and continue hikking to a magnificent lookout point of the Cuernos mountains, called Nordenskjold lake Lookout .
The turquoise color of its water is the main attraction. This beautiful lake is one of the best places to observe the Cuernos and its beautiful surroundings. In some occasions it is possible to see the mountains reflected in the water, which makes it a unique sight. There is a 20-minute boat trip from Pudeto to Paine Grande Lodge, where two of the most important hikes of the W circuite begins, Frances Valley hike and Glacier Grey hike.
It is a very large lake, the largest in the area; just a small part of it belongs to the Torres del Paine National Park. In this lake it is possible to go fishing, species such as brown trout and rainbow trout.
Begins at Toro Lake and flows to Ultima Esperanza gulf. It is the principal fluvial network and natural border of Torres del Paine National Park. Its 38 km. (23.6 miles) long allow fly-fishing activities and its surroundings are ideal for walking or bird watching.
The Paine River connects most of the lakes and rivers inside the park. The river begins at Dickson Lake and travels 9 km. (5.6 miles) before arriving to Paine Lake, then it keeps its name and travels 15 km. (9.3 miles) until lake Nordenskjold, from “Salto Grande” it goes to Lake Pehoé and from here it goes trough another fall call “Salto Chico”, covering 6 km. (3.7 miles) more, finishing in Toro Lake.