Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales, Puerto Varas

Must see · National Park · Wildlife Area
With its virgin lakes, dense forests, lagoons, waterfalls, and towering volcanoes, Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales is a true haven for nature enthusiasts. See how craggy mountains and volcano cones dominate the skyline on all sides of Chile's first national park, established in 1926. Take a map from the visitor's center, pick a route across the river valley, and start exploring the rich wildlife. The park offers many activities, including boat riding, fishing, swimming, skiing, and horseback riding. Climb to one of many observation points and try to spot the places where lava flowed into the river and changed its course. Choose your travel dates carefully, keeping in mind that Puerto Varas has nearly 250 rainy days a year. To visit Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales on your holiday in Puerto Varas, and find out what else Puerto Varas has to offer, use our Puerto Varas.
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  • The park protects the body of Todos los Santos Lake and a large part of its catchment. The outlet of the lake at the Petrohué locality gives rise to the Petrohué River. A short distance downstream...  more »
  • We trekked the to the Desolacion Sendar (trail) to a view point, a good climb (3.1 km @ 35 - 40 degree incline) that was an incredible view of the lake and Mt Osorno. The trail starts with an easy...  more »
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