Best national parks in Magallanes

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Explore the most popular national parks in Magallanes 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 national parks (2)
#1 - Torres del Paine National Park
Magallanes, Chile
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Located in the south, Torres del Paine National Park is probably the most popular park in Chile for its amazing Patagonian landscape that includes glaciers, lakes, rivers and mountains. This world-class tourist attraction attracts visitors from around the world for its various hiking trails, in particular the popular "W Circuit". The park is also known for its flora and fauna. Visitors to the park can see guanacos, foxes, and pumas. Bird watchers will also find a variety of birds of prey, including condors, hawks and eagles. More than 100 species of birds inhabit this park! It is also possible to camp nearby. There is a fee to enter and pets are not allowed in the park. Many guides and tour companies offer trips to / from the park and guided tours for backpackers.Show more
#2 - Pali-Aike National Park
Magallanes, Chile
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Pali-Aike National Park is located in the southern Magallanes region of Chile, bordering Argentina, and has an amazing volcanic landscape: the park contains part of the Pali-Aike volcanic field, which makes it a unique terrain covered by basaltic lava that emulates the lunar landscape and is very attractive for geologists, volcanologists, archaeologists, etc. Visitors can hike through several trails, natural caves and craters, surrounded by semi-desert vegetation and find animals such as guanacos, rheas, gray foxes, flamingos, chingües and bats. With permission it is possible to access the Fell Cave, in which cave paintings dating back to around 9 thousand years are found. The park has three picnic and rest areas, but visitors must bring enough water for their visit, since the park does not provide.Show more