hiking Tantauco Park, Chiloe, Chile

Tantauco Park (Spanish: Parque Tantauco) is a 1,180 km2 (456 sq mi) private natural reserve on the south end of Chiloé Island in Chile.

The park was created by Chilean business magnate and President of Chile Sebastián Piñera in 2005 …

The park is open to the public with two campgrounds and a 150 km (93 mi) network of hiking trails. …

Tantauco Park is an attractive ecotourist destination due to the remarkable biodiversity of its nearly untouched Valdivian temperate rainforest and the rather easy public access. Precipitations in the area average about 2,500 mm (98 in) annually. …

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official website – parquetantauco.cl/en/

If interested, stop first at their administrative headquarters & information center in Quellón. Get up-to-date trail conditions. Making bookings there based on the weather forecast

Only about 7700 visited the Park in 2017. It’s not crowded. There are a number of huts available for shelter.

Unlike many other parts of Chile, this is a rainy cold temperate maritime climate.

Click PLAY or watch SOME of this video on YouTube. You’ll get the idea.

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