RADAL SIETE TAZAS NATIONAL RESERVE
Know Radal Siete Tazas National Reserve
With 5147 hectares, the Siete Tazas (Seven Cups Reserve) is located in the Claro River shore and it is a beautiful animal and vegetal habitat. The flora includes species like chaguales and cacti, laureles, coigües, copihues, avellanos, canelos, litres, quillay, arrayan, cypress and oaks. The fauna is amazing and you can find species like chacañas, black woodpeckers, tricahues birds, aguiluchos and torcazas. It was created in 1996, and you can see its biggest attraction, a natural formation of seven small cascades called “Siete Tazas” and the big waterfall of “Velo de la novia”.
Attractions: Flora and fauna.
Activities: Trekking, horseback ridings, mountainbike, river kayak, high mountain tours, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there: Land route, from Curico to Molina. Then take Route K-15.
When to go: All year except in June, July and August.
Weather: Moderate mediterraneo weather. In the shore, the temperatures are moderate, with a dry season of 6 months by the north and 4 months in the south. During summer time, the high temperature goes from 19ºC to 30ºC, meanwhile, during winter the minimun temperature goes to 7ºC.
Services: Outdoor activities, information center, camping.
Surroundings: Iloca beach, Duao beach and bay, San Pedro Springs, Llico Bay, Carlos Condell Hill, Teno Lagoons, English Park, Curicó, Villa Prat town, Torca Lagoon National Reserve, Radal Siete Tazas National Reserve, Salinas de Boyeruca, La Leona Waterfalls, Las Siete Tazas waterfalls, Vichuquén, Vichuque Lake, El Planchón Volcano.