Best parks in Santiago

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Explore the most popular parks in Santiago 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 - Clarillo River National Reserve
Santiago, Chile
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The Río Clarillo National Reserve is located, as its name suggests, in the Río Clarillo drawer, in the lower Cordillera. It has an altitude of between 850 and 3050m. Its landscape is made up of mountains and sclerophyllous forests and scrub, where a variety of animals live such as foxes, pumas, colocolo cats, winks, quiques and coleopterans. Access fees detailed on the reservation website.Show more
#2 - El Morado Natural Monument
Santiago, Chile
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Situated 40 miles southeast of Santiago, the El Morado Natural Monument is a striking glacial cirque. With the Cerro El Morado peak dominating the landscape, this 30 square kilometre monument is ideal for the experienced mountain climber. The park is at a high altitude, and all the trails go to even higher altitude, so this area is not for the faint of heart. Pets are not allowed in the park. There is a fee to enter this monument.Show more
#3 - San Carlos de Apoquindo Natural Park
Santiago, Chile
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Situated just east of Santiago, the San Carlos de Apoquindo Natural Park offers miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and wildlife viewing. The park is bordered by Puente Ñilhue Natural Park to the north and Aguas de Ramón Natural Park to the south. As with many Chilean parks, visitors here will find a wide variety of rare flora. There is a fee to enter the park. Pets are not allowed in the park.Show more
#4 - Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary
Santiago, Chile
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Situated a short drive east of Santiago, the Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary is a striking natural landscape. Characterized by rivers, rocky valleys, and rugged peaks. Visitors flock here for a variety of activities including backpacking, day hiking, mountain biking, and camping. The park offers many kilometres of trails, mostly for experienced trekkers.Show more
#5 - Puente Ñilhue Park
Santiago, Chile
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Situated just a 30 minute drive east of Santiago, Puente Ñilhue Park is a great spot for outdoor recreation. The park offers several hiking trails ranging from easy to hard, picnicking, bird-watching, and camping. There is both a fee to enter and camp. During the winter, the park closes at 18:00 hrs rather than 19:00 hrs.Show more
#6 - Quebrada De Macul Natural Park
Santiago, Chile
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Situated in the hills above Peñalolén, the Quebrada De Macul Nature Park is a great location for outdoor recreation. For residents of Santiago, it's a short drive to the 2,465 hectares park, where visitors find several walking trails, picnic areas, mountain biking, a museum, and spectacular viewpoints. This park is free to enter. Pets are not allowed in the park.Show more
#7 - Roblería del Cobre de Loncha National Reserve
Santiago, Chile
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The Loncha Copper Roblería National Reserve is characterized by Santiago oak, sclerophyllous, hualo and deciduous forests and protects a varied fauna such as the toad, the condor, the partridge, the culpeo fox and the chinchilla mouse. It is required to coordinate in advance with the CONAF O'Higgins Office since this Reserve does not have camping areas or individual demarcated sites for public use. However, this reserve is open for scientific education and research activities.Show more
#8 - Parque Metropolitano de Santiago
Santiago, Chile
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Explore the most popular trails in Parque Metropolitano de Santiago 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 - Reserva Natural Privada Altos de Cantillana
Santiago, Chile
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Explore the most popular trails in Reserva Natural Privada Altos de Cantillana 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