ÑUBLE NATIONAL RESERVE
Know Ñuble National Reserve
Located in the Andes and with 75.078 hectares, the reserve has beautiful natural resources such as Blanquillo waterfalls, Hermoso Valley, Los Peucos River, Vega Larga, springs and a lagoons. Vegetation specimens you can find include small radales, avellanos, coigües, lleuques and cypresses. The fauna includes pumas, vizcachas, huemules, condors, back neck swans and black woodpeckers. The reserve allows journeys through the “Chilean Path”.
Attractions: Flora and fauna. Beautiful landscape and the “Chilean Path”
Activities: Trekking, snow trekking, horseback ridings, high mountain tours, climbing, picnic, birds watch, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there: Land route, by Route 152 from Concepción. Then take Route 5 South to Chillan. Take Route N-55 to Pinto and Recinto.
Another option is take Route 148 from Concepcion.
When to go: January, February, March, November, December.
Weather: Moderate weather. In the shore and in the higher grounds there is a humid moderate weather with rain between the 1200 and 2000 milimeters per year, meanwhile, in the interior the rain reaches the 1300 milimeters per year.
Services: Outdoor activities, roads, information center, camping.
Surroundings: Chillán, Los Pincheira Cave, Termas de Chillan Ski Center, Hacienda de San Agustín de Puñual, Avendaño Lagoon, Los Nevados de Chillán (mountains), Buchupureo beach, Iglesia de Piedra beach, Cobquecura town, Ñuble National Reserve, Diguillín River, La Lobería Nature Sanctuary, Las Trancas Valley.