Castillo Hill National Reserve

Know Castillo Hill National Reserve

Cerro Castillo National Reserve was created to preserve natural conditions and to protect the soil and exotic flora and fauna in the region. This reserve, with more than 100 thousand hectares, was created by the end of 1970 in the south of Aysen. Crossed by the Austral Route, the reserve has an special topography with hills that pass 1500 meters above the sea (Castillo and Iglesia Hills). Its natural beauty and its ancestral archeological culture, turn it in one of the most beautiful wild areas in the country, and Rio Ibañez valley still shows signs of the Selknam patrimony.



Información del Destino:
  • Attractions:

    Acheological area (Selknam patrimony). Exotic flora and fauna, with lengas forrest and Chilean eagles, cachañas, condors, guanacos, huemules, pumas and foxes.

  • When to go:

    All year long.

  • Activities:

    Hiking, high mountain tours, picnic, horseback riding, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

  • Weather:

    Cold steppe. There are low temperatures and rain falls as snow in winter.

  • Location:

    Acheological area (Selknam patrimony). Exotic flora and fauna, with lengas forrest and Chilean eagles, cachañas, condors, guanacos, huemules, pumas and foxes.

  • Services;

    Housing, food, transportation, cafeteria, museums, information center, camping.

  • How to get there:

    Santiago-Coyhaique: Land route and airway
    Coyhaique-Villa Cerro Castillo: Land route

  • Surroundings:

    Coyhaique National Park, Elizade lake, La Paloma lake, Riesco lake, Patagonia Regional Museum, Puerto Aisen, Lo Castillo National Reserve, Simpson River National Reserve, Simpson river, Seis Lagunas area.

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