San Francisco Glacier


Located inside the El Morado natural monument, and less than 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Santiago’s center, its one of the most attractive sights in the touristic mountain zone of Cajón del Maipo.  The conservation area is suitable for hiking, mountain climbing and horseback riding among more than 300 plant species and extensive bird life.  These areas are only visited during summer, due to its harsh winters.

Web: Cajón del Maipo.
Photo: courtesy of Marcela Peña.

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