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Huerquehue National Park

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Created in 1967, this national park has 12500 hectares of beautiful flora and fauna.

Also known as “place of messengers” in Mapudungun (the language of the Mapuche people), this attraction has an exhuberant vegetation due to rain that coveres the grounds all year, going over the 2000 milimeters.

The araucarias, tepas and oaks are some vegetal species of the area. When it comes to animals, you can find pumas, foxes, pudues, chucao and güiña.

The Verde and Tinquilco lakes and El Toro lagoon are some of the hydrographical resources.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Lakes, lagoons, paths and singular topography.

Activities

Trekking, sport fishing, picnic, swimming, birds watching, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Ninth region. Located 35 kilometers east of Pucon and 145 kilometers southeast of Temuco.

How to get there?

Land route, by road that conects Temuco, Freire, Villarrica, Pucon and Caburgua.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Rainy, moderate weather. This weather features rain all year long; in the interior, the temperature oscillates between day and night time. In the high lands there´s a cold weather.

Services

Information center, forest ranger.

Surroundings

Araucano Hill, Comulo Hill, Caburgua Hill, Villarrica Lake, Careau Lagoon, Ojos del Caburgua or Cahuello waterfalls, Villarrica National Park, Blanca Beach, Negra Beach, Pucón, Salto del León, Yanqui Springs, Lanin Volcano, Villarrica Volcano.

Admission

The entrance is $2200 Chilean pesos for adults and $600 Chilean pesos for kids.

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