Kaieteur National Park, located in the southern Pakaraima Mountains in the Potaro-Siparuni Region of Guyana, covers a broad range of habitat types and is home to many species unique to the region. The park is especially renowned for the Kaieteur Falls.
Protected Areas in South America
The Kanuku Mountains are a mountain group located within the Rupununi natural region in southwestern Guyana. The east-west range divides the Rupununi from the wetlands of the north and the savannas of the south. The mountains have been designated a National Protected Area.
Kawésqar National Park covers an immense swath of Chile's western Patagonian archipelago. Populated with low mountain-like islands and islets among a myriad of channels and fjords, its landscapes are a mosaic of forests, glaciers, lakes and wetlands.
ocated in the Valparaíso Region of Chile, La Campana-Peñuelas Biosphere Reserve includes both La Campana National Park and Lago Peñuelas National Reserve. Forests here are habitats for the Chilean Wine Palm.
Lago Puelo National Park is located in Chubut province, in the Patagonia Forest region of Argentina. Due to its low elevation, geographical environment and geologic formation, the park is home to many endemic flora species and exhibits beautiful scenery and exceptional weather.
With altitudes that can reach over 19,000 ft above sea level, the Laguna Blanca Biosphere Reserve in northwestern Argentina, features a typical arid Andean landscape, with a saline lake in a main depression and surrounding rocky formations.
The Laguna de los Pozuelos Natural Monument and Biosphere Reserve is located in the extreme north of the Argentine Province of Jujuy and is part of the highlands of the Southern Central Andes. It is identified as a conservation priority.
Located in the Valdivian Forest biogeographical region, Laguna San Rafael is an area of highly varied topography and scenic beauty. The area includes the Continental Patagonian Range, the Insular Patagonian Range, the Central Plain and the Patagonian Glaciers.
Lanín National Park is located in the southern part of Neuquén Province, Argentina. It was created in 1937 to protect and preserve an area of Andean-Patagonian Forests. The park takes its name from the highest peak, the Lanín volcano on the border with Chile.
Las Yungas Biosphere Reserve, located in northwestern Argentina's mountainous Andean Range, encompasses a rich diversity of landscapes from the high Andean mountain forest ecosystems to Chaco Serrano, cloud forests, montane forests, grasslands and agricultural land.