Best nature trips trails in San José de Maipo, Santiago

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Explore the most popular nature trips trails near San José de Maipo 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 nature trips trails in San José de Maipo, Santiago
Top trails (8)
#1 - Laguna El Morado
San José de Maipo, Santiago, Chile
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Length: 15.1 mi • Est. 8 h 37 m
#2 - El Yeso Reservoir
San José de Maipo, Santiago, Chile
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Length: 90.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
It is a dam or artificial water reserve resulting from the meeting of the Yeso River with the Maipo River. It serves as a drinking water supply. Camping is allowed in its surroundings and the only aquatic activity allowed is fishing.Show more
#3 - Marmolejo Trail Short Hike
San José de Maipo, Santiago, Chile
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Ideal route for a half of the day hike along the Sendero Hacia Marmolejo reaching more or less up until the Quebrada La Engorda and the fork in the road that continues to the Marmolejo Volcano and the road to the San José Volcano. It's an area worth exploring, the landscape of which will change with the seasons, but it's definitely worth spending time there, whether it's for day hikes or more extensive snow camping experiences.Show more
#4 - Union Hill via el Morado Glacier
El Morado Natural Monument
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Length: 12.1 mi • Est. 6 h 52 m
#5 - San José de Maipo to Lagunillas
San José de Maipo, Santiago, Chile
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Length: 23.6 mi • Est. 11 h 30 m
On the way from San José de Maipo to the San Francisco de Lagunillas and Quillayal Nature Sanctuary, which are located in the Priority Site for the Conservation of Biodiversity of the Metropolitan Region N ° 4: El Morado. Also, in the vicinity is the center of Skii Lagunillas.Show more
#6 - Termas del Plomo via Embalse El Yeso
San José de Maipo, Santiago, Chile
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Length: 27.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
The hot springs of Termas del Plomo come from the San José volcano. They are surrounded by pleasant views and you can camp near the area (but bear in mind that the temperature drops considerably at night, even in summer).Show more
#7 - Laguna De Los Patos
San José de Maipo, Santiago, Chile
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Continuing up the mountain from the popular Termas del Plomo you can visit a beautiful lagoon at 3,210m high, in the very heart of the Central Andes (pre-cordilleran sector of the Yeso Valley) known as Laguna de Los Patos. The landscape and views are truly fascinating. Guided tours are possible by hiring local tourist services, with transportation included, to spend the day visiting the hot springs and hiking.Show more
#8 - Estero Aucayes
San José de Maipo, Santiago, Chile
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
The route begins in the town of Los Maitenes and proceeds through the Estero Aucayes, surrounded by vegetation and mountain scenery. It is a pleasant hike to enjoy a day in nature and enjoy the water. Although the path is not difficult, some parts are at risk of mountain collapse or are under construction and it is not possible to advance for safety reasons.Show more