Alberto de Agostini National Park is a protected area in southern Chile that includes the Cordillera Darwin mountain range, the final land-based stretch of the Andes before it becomes a chain of mountains appearing as small islands that sink into the Pacific Ocean.
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Alerce Andino National Park is located in the Andes, in the Los Lagos Region of Chile. The centerpiece of this lush and mountainous protected area is the Alerce forests. The Alerce is a towering tree species native to the Andes Mountains that can live for over 4,000 years.
The Andean Patagonian Forest spreads over steep elevations along a thin strip on both sides of the Andes Mountains in southern South America. These temperate forests in southern Chile and Argentina are the southernmost forests on earth.
Bernardo O'Higgins National Park protects a remote area of southern Chile. It is currently the country's largest protected area, covering a vast area within the Aysén and Magallanes and Antártica Chilena regions, including part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field.
Cabo de Hornos National Park is the world's southernmost national park, 12 hours by boat from Puerto Williams in the southern headland of Tierra del Fuego in southern Chile, the only place in the world where the waters of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans meet.
Cerro Castillo National Park is located in the Aysén Region of southern Chile, along the Carretera Austral. Named after the magnificent Cerro Castillo peak, its unique landscape contains hanging glaciers that form lagoons with bright turquoise waters.
The Chilean Andes and Argentine Andes form most of the border between Chile and Argentina, making up the highest section of the Andes range. The Dry Andes, Wet Andes, Patagonian Andes and Fuegian Andes are climatic and glaciological subdivisions.
Corcovado National Park, in southern Chile, features vast expanses of untouched, unexplored land, including hidden corners of the Gulf of Corcovado. The Corcovado Volcano overlooks this difficult-to-access park, habitat for various endangered species.
The Cordillera del Paine, a spectacular mountain range featuring the Torres del Paine peaks, lies between the Andes and the Patagonian steppe in southern Chile. Torres del Paine National Park and Biosphere Reserve is an area of scenic beauty with glaciers, waterfalls, rivers, lakes, and lagoons.
Hornopirén National Park is located in the Palena Province of Chile's Los Lagos region. As part of the Andes chain, the park contains rugged mountains, lakes, and unspoiled Valdivian temperate rainforests. Glacier-carved mountains and active volcanoes dominate the park.