Hornopiren , is a small town adjacent to National Park Hornopiren distant 109 kilometers from Puerto Montt, capital of the commune of Hualaihue Province of Palena. "The North Gate of the Southern Highway", as he called its inhabitants.
Peaceful life and equipped with the minimum infrastructure required to accommodate the tourists, which increased markedly during the summer the population. The town s name from its origin is Black River, but considering that there are many villages in Chile is well known that spontaneously was taken of his volcano beneath which this village is located.
To access the commune Hualaihué from Puerto Montt is necessary to move along the Carretera Austral and board a ferry in La Arena which approximately 30 minutes by boat across the creek Reloncavi, reaching Caleta Puelche place where the commune begins revives the road.
In Hornopiren no banks, ATMs, pharmacies, financial, or hospital. It has basic health care, police tenure, vulcanized pump gas station.