Outdoors in Spanish

This free audio lesson is all about the outdoors in Spanish. Discover the essential vocabulary describing the Spanish outdoors and make use of it on your next trip!

Many Latin American and other Spanish speaking countries are blessed with some incredible natural settings and landscapes, and exploring the outdoors is a must for many travelers. Whether you want to hike in the Andes, visit Iguazu Falls, scuba dive off the coast of Costa Rica or explore the Amazon Jungle, you will need some basic vocabulary to get you by.

Even if you have not got any immediate plans for intrepid travel and you are more of an armchair traveler, the following vocabulary is a must for a solid basis in the language.

Talking about the Outdoors in Spanish

Lago

Lake

Río

River

Bosque

Forest

Selva

Jungle

Montaña

Mountain

Sierra

Mountain range

Prado

Meadow

Arco iris

Rainbow

Cielo

Sky

Arroyo

Stream

Cascada

Waterfall

Planta

Plant

Océano

Ocean

Árbol

Tree

Colina

Hill

Now that you understand much of the vocabulary used to talk about the outdoors in Spanish, try to read up on some of the Latin American natural features to practice your understanding of how the words are used in authentic contexts. Taking the initiative to interact with the language you are learning as often as possible helps you learn a lot faster.

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