National Parks in Chile


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Torres del Paine National Park

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Adventure in Chile Torres del Paine National Park is located in Torres del Payne district, Ultima Esperanza province, in Magallanes y Antartica Chilena Region, Chile. Its official surface is 227.298 hectares The park was founded on May the 13th, 1959 as Turismo Lago Grey National Park. Two years later the park was named as Torres del Paine National Park. Nowadays the park takes place in the ... More info

Rapa Nui National Park

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Best tourist attractions in Chile Welcome to Rapa Nui! One of Chile's National Park in Easter Island. Rapa Nui National Park Easter Island’s protected area acquired the status of a National Park on January 16th, 1935 by Supreme Decree No. 103 of the Ministry of Land and colonization, being declared a National Historic Landmark that very same year. The Rapa Nui National Pa... More info

Isluga National Park Volcano

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Located in the middle of the Highlands, the Volcano Isluga National Park is characterized by being surrounded by volcanoes, lakes and sacred mounts of the aymara people. It is one of the areas with the greatest biodiversity of the Andean altiplano.   With an area of ​​174,744 hectares, Isluga National Park has a remarkable relief of heights and fabulous flora and fauna, that covers the ... More info

Laguna del Laja National Park

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Located 93 kilometers to the East of the City of Los Angeles, in the pre-Andes, this national park was created in 1958 and occupies a surface of almost 12 thousand protected hectares. Laguna del Laja National Park is made up mainly by El Laja Volcano and by the lagoon bearing the same name. The latter was formed by the eruption of the Antuco Volcano in 1853 and it became the largest lagoon in the ... More info

Torres del Paine National Park

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Encompassing more than 181,414 hectares of ancient forests, towering granite peaks, glaciers, lakes, rivers, and pampas, Torres del Paine is the gem in Chilean Patagonia's crown.   Named after the three iconic granite spirals that rise out of the heart of the Paine Massif, Torres del Paine is located in the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica region of southern Chile, where its hiking trails,... More info

San Rafael Lagoon National Park

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San Rafael exhibits marvelous topographic variety. Its sea fauna and channels, islands, snowcaps and fjords offer a great place for tourism. The Northern Ice Field, San Rafael Lagoon and San Rafael Snowcap, are the favorite spot for national and foreing visitors because of their amazing landscapes and ecologycal biodiversity (Declared Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO).   The Laguna San Rafae... More info

Queulat National Park

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Accessing the park by car is the best option with no doubt. You just need to make sure you book one in advance, as the closest town are small and cars can easily sell out. The park is situated 165 km north of the city Coyhaique and 180 km south of Chaitén, which are the best two places to get a vehicle.   The closest airport is Balmaceda, which is 268 km (166 miles) away, where you can als... More info

Cochrane, Patagonia National Park

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Cochrane is a Chilean town in the Patagonia Aisén Region. The 2002 census gives its population as 2,867. It had no access by road access to the rest of Chile until 1988, when the Carretera Austral was opened. Cochrane is still the southernmost town along the Austral highway, with only a few villages south of it. We did not pass through Cochrane, but passed close to it, as our route from Arge... More info