Heritage Route No. 10

Patagonian Forests - Ventisquero River

Located on the Austral Highway, this attractive route passes through unique ecosystems in the Chilean Patagonia. The temperate rainforest of Coihue, Luma, Canelo and ferns is, because of the characteristics of its endemic biodiversity.

Monday, July 20, 2009  
Bosques Patagónicos Bosques Patagónicos

Location: Palena Province, Los Lagos Region.

Distance: 6 Km.

Travel time: 1 day.

Travel Mode: Hiking.

Season: October to March.

Landmarks: 25.

Main attractions: Located on the Austral Highway, this attractive route passes through unique ecosystems in the Chilean Patagonia. The temperate rainforest of Coihue, Luma, Canelo and ferns is, because of the characteristics of its endemic biodiversity, reason enough to catalogue this route as an interesting landmark for the preservation of our heritage resources. In addition to this is the beautiful panoramic view of the imposing Ventisquero glacier.