Alerce Andino National Park

An Entire Guide to

A few kilometers from the lively, built-up city of Puerto Montt, Chilean Patagonia shows its hand in the wonderful Alerce Andino National Park.

Whether you’re looking for a day trip from Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt, on a Carretera Austral road trip, or exploring Chile’s Route of Parks, Alerce Andino National Park should be on your itinerary.

Visiting Alerce Andino National Park is a magical way to begin exploring this part of coastal Patagonia.

History of Alerce Andino National Park Opened in the early 1980s, the National Park serves to protect the endangered Alerce tree.

Sargazo Sector The Sargazo Sector is the northernmost entrance. There are 4 trails here, and all can easily be done in 1 day.

Chaica Sector From the southern entrance in the Chaica sector of the park, you can walk another 4 hiking trails.

When To Go? If you want to take advantage of all the hikes on offer, especially the longer treks, the summer months are the best time to visit Alerce Andino National Park.

From History of Alerce Andino National Park  to Walking Trails in Alerce Andino National Park, we got you covered! Swipe up!