Best backpacking trails in Los Lagos, Chile

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Explore the most popular backpacking trails in Los Lagos with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of backpacking trails in Los Lagos, Chile
Top trails (8)
#1 - Desolation Pass
Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 7 h 1 m
#2 - Puerto Montt - Puerto Madryn
Puerto Montt, Los Lagos, Chile
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Length: 733.0 mi • Est. Multi-day
NOTE: this trip of approximately 13 days and crosses the border between Chile and Argentina. The landscapes along the entire route are unforgettable, although the Patagonian climate is quite changeable and the trip can be complicated by rain, hail and wind. Some parts of the road are in poor condition, especially the dirt roads (approximately 1000 km are dirt and only 300 km are paved).Show more
#3 - Ventisquero El Amarillo
Pumalín National Park
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 6 h 11 m
This trail reaches the base of the Michinmahuida Glacier.Show more
#4 - Parque Tagua Tagua: Refugio Quetrus
Parque Tagua Tagua
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 6 h 14 m
#5 - Cerro Teta
Futaleufú, Los Lagos, Chile
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 6 h 42 m
#6 - Ruta de los Jesuitas
Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park
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Length: 80.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
NOTE: This route crosses the border between Chile and Argentina, so you must have all the necessary documentation to go from one country to the other. The trek takes several days and can be done starting both from Chile towards Argentina (Pampa Linda town) and vice versa. The route crosses the Vuriloche, Bariloche, or Tronador Pass and was used approximately in the 17th century by the Jesuit missionaries. Currently, it is rather used by the locals and can only be crossed on foot or on horseback. On the Chilean side, a large part of the route is included in the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park, on the Argentina side, a small section that is part of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Without a doubt, it is an incredible journey through landscapes with abundant forest, rivers, lakes, and Patagonian mountain reliefs and in some parts the trail is not so clearly defined so be careful!Show more
#7 - Greater Patagonian Trail: Lago Rupanco - Lago Todos Los Santos - Cochamó
Puerto Octay, Los Lagos, Chile
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Length: 50.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
#8 - Greater Patagonian Trail: Anticura - Volcán Casablanca - Puerto Ocay
Puyehue National Park
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Length: 45.2 mi • Est. Multi-day