Best parks in Maule, Chile

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Explore the most popular parks in Maule 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 (5)
#1 - Radal Siete Tazas National Park
Maule, Chile
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Situated in the Andes, east of Talca, Radal Siete Tazas National Park is a beautiful nature oasis. Many visitors come to the park for the Siete Tazas (Seven Cups), which are seven small pools along the Claro River. The park also boasts numerous waterfalls. The park also has numerous waterfalls and viewpoints, surrounded by abundant vegetation and wildlife, among which the southern pudú, a small deer found only in the Andean forests, stands out. For those who like bird watching, it is also a very interesting site: at least 20 species of birds can be found here. The park is open all year round, but the best time to visit it is from December to March (summer).Show more
#2 - Laguna Torca National Reserve
Maule, Chile
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The Laguna Torca National Reserve was established, as its name suggests, around the Torca lagoon, but it also consists of Lake Vichuquén, the Agua Dulce lagoon as well as forests. With such an important area of water, it is not surprising that a large variety of birds, fish and other mammals live there including endangered, vulnerable or rare species. For example, the Chilean silverside, the black-necked swan, the gray heron, the seven colors, the coypu, the culpeo fox and the quique. Detailed access fees on the park's websiteShow more
#3 - Altos de Lircay National Reserve
Maule, Chile
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The Altos de Lircay National Reserve is located in the Andean foothills of the Maule Region. Its landscape is characterized by mountains and forests and it has a great variety of fauna and flora including the pudú, puma, fox, quique, vizcacha, colocolo cat, güiña, chingue, hare and rabbit, as well as many birds. Access fees detailed on the reservation websiteShow more
#4 - Federico Albert National Reserve
Maule, Chile
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The Federico Albert National Reserve is named after the German professor and biologist Federico Albert, who saved the city of Chanco (where the reserve is located) thanks to a study of the afforestation plan in this place. Therefore, its landscape is mainly composed of forests of eucalyptus, pine, cypress, cork oak and aromas where a variety of animals live such as coypu, fox, quique, chingue, hare, rabbit, partridge, heron, eagle, as well as many other bird species. Access fees detailed on the reservation websiteShow more
#5 - Los Bellotos del Melado National Reserve
Maule, Chile
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The Bellotos del Melado National Reserve was established, as its name suggests, to protect the area of Bellotos del Sur that is located in its area, in addition to its variety of fauna and flora. Its landscape is characterized by mountains and forests where many animals live and in particular birds such as pitio, black woodpecker, viudita, fío fío, cata, tiuque, chercán, tricahue parrot, eagle, peregrine falcon, la loica and chuncho. Free accessShow more