It is accessed through the Provincial Route 23 that runs along the Rio de Las Vueltas. The estimated travel time is two hours by car or private bus.
Here we can do two activities:
Sailing: in the lake which consists of a route from the southern tip to the northern tip of the lake and during witch the glaciers can be seen as Vespignani. From the northern tip can be seen a beautiful view of lake and how far the north face of Fitz Roy.
Trekking: Another option in the Lake of the Desert is a walk of about forty minutes long, which leads to the Mirador del Glaciar Huemul and the homonymous lake, through dense forests of Lenga.