Fray Jorge National Park, La Serena

4.2
#4 of 6 in Nature in Coquimbo Region
National Park · Nature / Park
Explore 10,000 hectares (24,710 acres) of biodiverse cloud forest at Fray Jorge National Park, featuring various species of trees and plant life exclusive to southern Chile. These endemic species number over 250, thriving in the dense fog that rises from sea and becomes trapped in the high mountainous terrain. Patient and diligent visitors might catch sight of some of the wildlife here, including foxes, partridges, falcons, quail, hummingbirds, and Chilean mockingbirds. Head to the information center with a Spanish-speaking friend (info written in Spanish only) to find out more about the plants and animals to look out for on your tour. With our online itinerary creator, La Serena attractions like Fray Jorge National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Maybe I’m spoiled because I live in Northern California, but I really just didn’t find this park to be that spectacular. The drive to the park entrance is 28 km (40 minute) drive down a dusty dirt...  more »
  • We are still of two minds about this Parque. It is a unique ecosystem in the middle of the desert and with beautiful views along the 1km trail at the top, but it is quite the process to get there...  more »
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  • 30 or 40 min to get in to the park. The road is not good, but the park is very nice.
  • We loved it! You can visit it in an hour.
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