The native forest is also a major attraction for this area.
It is the second largest native urban forest in the world.
Between 1893 and 1989, developers cut about 85% of the native forests.
Much wood fuel comes from native forests around the world.
The area is surrounded by beautiful native forests, where different species can be found.
But humans began to cut down a lot of the native forest, to make room for farmland.
The ranges have the last area of native forest to be opened for logging.
By 1911 lumber production, from clearing native forests, became the most important industry.
The western and southern portions of the island are still largely covered by the native forest.
Only 3% of the land in Uruguay is covered with native forests.