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Best trails in Pumalín National Park, Chile

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Explore the most popular trails in Parque Nacional Pumalín with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Located in the Chilean province of Palena and also known as Pumalín Douglas Tompkins National Park, it is an amazing natural landscape that obtained its national park status in 2018. The park offers many miles of trails that wind through mountain peaks, gorges, waterfalls, volcanoes, and rainforests. It is ideal for many types of recreation including: kayaking, climbing, backpacking, and wildlife viewing. It is well maintained, its trails are signposted and it has tourist services such as camps and information centers. Pets are not allowed in the park.

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Map of trails in Pumalín National Park, Chile
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Chaitén Volcano
Pumalín National Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
#2 - Cascadas Escondidas
Pumalín National Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
#3 - Ventisquero El Amarillo
Pumalín National Park
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 6 h 11 m
This trail reaches the base of the Michinmahuida Glacier.Show more
#4 - Sendero Cascadas via Caleta Gonzalo
Pumalín National Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
#5 - Volcán Michinmahuida
Pumalín National Park
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Length: 15.0 mi • Est. 8 h 5 m
#6 - Sendero Los Alerces (Parque Pumalín)
Pumalín National Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 18 m
This short trail within the Pumalín National Park is suitable for all ages and allows you to enter an ancient larch forest to appreciate them in all their splendor.Show more