Trip Planner: South America / Chile / Los Lagos Region / Puerto Montt / Parque Nacional Alerce Andino
Hike through South America's equivalent of a California redwoods park at Parque Nacional Alerce Andino. Though it contains many trails, rivers, and waterfalls, the highlight of the park remains the Fitzroya cypress forest, covering approximately 200 sq km (77 sq mi). Explore the many paths leading through the forest, over the rivers, and up the mountains, and admire the views of pristine nature. Keep an eye out for deer and monkey species that call this area their home. With our international travel planner, Puerto Montt attractions like Parque Nacional Alerce Andino 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.
Parque Nacional Alerce Andino reviews
As the title says, this national park is less crowded than its famous neighboor Vicente Perez Rosales. Also important, this park does have as much area that is volcanic rock. Wildlife is very... more »
This is not the most astounding national park in Chile but we got in a nice trek on a day we were traveling from Chaiten to Puerto Varas. We hiked up to the waterfall and the 3000 year old Alerce... more »
Beautiful place. You can appreciate all the native trees of Los lagos región. If you are lucky you will see foxes, birds, frogs, and if you are more lucky who knows you will see a Puma. Remember that you can go to the park through the entrance of Lenca, chaica or through the entrance in Correntoso.
Nice walk from the park entrance (near Lenca) to the waterfalls and Alerce tree.
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