Best parks in Los Lagos

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Explore the most popular parks 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.
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Best parks (9)
#1 - Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park
Los Lagos, Chile
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Situated 50 miles northeast of Puerto Montt in the Los Lagos Region, Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park is 1,000 square miles of striking Andes beauty. This park holds the honor of being Chile's oldest park. There are more than 15! trails throughout the park maintained by the National Forestry Corporation, CONAF, of varying difficulty. Although some can only be done in summer. As with many Chilean national parks, visitors are sure to see rare wildlife and unique vegetation.Show more
#2 - Alerce Andino National Park
Los Lagos, Chile
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The Alerce Andino National Park is located in the Los Lagos region, approximately 46 kilometers from the city of Puerto Montt. Characterized by mountainous landscapes, with more than 50 lagoons and smaller bodies of water hidden among its valleys but, above all, it is well-known for its forests full of vegetation among which the larches (from which it receives its name and occupy 50%) stands out, but also oaks, coigüe, and lenga can be found. Among the fauna it is possible to find rare species such as pudú (a small deer of the Andean forests), puma, mountain monkey, condor, black woodpecker, etc. The park has several well-maintained and signposted trails that can be accessed from three entry sectors: Lenca, Sargazo and Correntoso, depending on the sites you want to visit. Regardless of where you enter from, the experience in nature will be fantastic. You will also find parking, picnic sites and information offices. Keep in mind when planning your visit: in winter some trails are usually closed for maintenance.Show more
#3 - Puyehue National Park
Los Lagos, Chile
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As Chile's most visited park, Puyehue National Park is 220,000 acres of striking Andes landscape. Located in the Los Ríos and Los Lagos regions of Chile, the park boasts stunning mountains, volcanoes, forests, and waterways. The Golgol River and the Las Gaviotas River flow through the park. Visitors will find a variety of rare animals and unique vegetation. The park is excellent for many activities including hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, swimming, climbing, horseback riding, skiing, and mountain biking. It also has cabins and campsites for overnight guests.Show more
#4 - Chiloé National Park
Los Lagos, Chile
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Chiloé National Park is located on the Isla Grande de Chiloé, Los Lagos region, Chile. Its hills are part of the Piuchén Mountain Range and its landscapes combine jungle, Andean Patagonian forest (or Valdivian forest), coastal dunes and beaches. The park has several access areas, the most popular being Chucao (on the banks of the river and Lake Chucao), which has parking, several cafes and restaurants, camping areas and lodgings. Throughout the park it is also possible to find more camping sites. Those who enjoy hiking and life in nature will not be disappointed as they will find several well-marked trails and wooden walkways. In the Cole-Cole sector there are beaches where it is also possible to go fishing and horseback riding. You can even visit the colony of sea lions on Metalqui Island!Show more
#5 - Pumalín Park
Los Lagos, Chile
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Situated in Chile's Palena Province, Pumalín Park is a striking natural landscape. The park offers many kilometres of trails weaving through mountain peaks, gorges, waterfalls, volcanoes and rainforests. The park is ideal for many types of recreation including: kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking, and wildlife viewing. The park is well-maintained with tourist amenities like campgrounds, information centers, and trail signage. Pets are not allowed in the park.Show more
#6 - Llanquihue National Reserve
Los Lagos, Chile
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The Llanquihue National Reserve is located, as its name suggests, in the province of Llanquihue, Los Lagos Region, within the Temperate Rain Forest Biosphere Reserve of the Southern Andes. Its landscape is made up of mountains, among others the Calbuco Volcano, which can be climbed in one or two days of hiking. It has a variety of flora and fauna including, among others, the puma, the güiña, the pudú, the wild cat, the fox chilla and the Andean vizcacha, as well as many birds such as the condor, the southern peregrine falcon, the peuco, the caiquen the huet huet, electric duck and the chucao. Acceso gratuitoShow more
#7 - Futaleufú National Reserve
Los Lagos, Chile
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The Futaleufú National Reserve is located, as its name suggests, in the Futaleufú commune, around the Futaleufú River. It is part of the Biosphere of Temperate Rainforests of the Southern Andes. Its landscape is characterized by mountains and forests of cypresses, coigües de Magallanes and lengas. A variety of animals live in its territory, such as mainly the huemules, but also the güiñas, chingues, culpeos foxes, cricetic rodents as well as many birds. Free accessShow more
#8 - Parque Tagua Tagua
Los Lagos, Chile
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Explore the most popular trails in Parque Tagua Tagua with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.Show more
#9 - Tepuhueico Park
Los Lagos, Chile
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Explore the most popular trails in Tepuhueico Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.Show more