Conguillío National Park

Conguillío National Park

Information about Conguillío National Park

Conguillio National Park is located in the province of Cautin Vilcún Melipeuco and communes, and Malleco province, communes and Lonquimay Curacautín. It covers an area of 60,833 hectares of the Cordillera de los Andes.

Access Routes

Sector Paraguas

Accessed by road-Vilcún.Cherquenco Cajon, surfacing from Cajon to Cherquenco, rest gravel, passable all year, except on snow, so it must use chains or four wheel drive.

Sector Conguillío

By Victoria Curacautín Curacautín asphalt road to the rest gravel, passable throughout the year to Captrén nursery, depending on snow accumulation, the remaining is passable only in summer period from November to March.

You can also access this sector to the Park entrance road Lautaro Curacautín until Curacautín, the rest in good condition gravel road, then continues calamine to control house, about 8 km.

By way Cunco-Temuco-Melipeuco, to Cunco asphalt road. The rest is gravel in fair condition and passable all year until the stand-Truful Truful

Tourist Information

Management Area:

Located on Rainbow Lake area, 5 km. Visitors Center, 1 km. Captrén Lake and 12 nursery-Truful Truful. Attend to visitors from November to June, due to climatic conditions. During the summer the Administration moves to the sectors umbrella. The latter is located 3 km. LANL sector, 45 km. Captrén nursery.

Ranger offices

2 km. the park entrance, and 12 of administration Rainbow, 17 km. Visitors Center and a 12 Melipeuco. Attend all year.


A 3 km. entry and 45 of the Rainbow Body. The public attention is conducted throughout the year.

Caseta Captrén

A 11 km. the entrance to the park and 10 of the Rainbow Body. The public attention is performed only in November to March, Monday to Sunday, throughout the day.

Visitor Center to care Captrén: (10 km.) To Truful-Truful, 17 km. to the Administration, 5 km. The public attention is performed only during the summer period (December to March).

Camping Area:

The Caseta

It is located 3 km. Administration Rainbow. There are 12 sites with a large bathroom. For sites equipped with water (no electricity), dump, shower (hot and cold water) and a stove. Each site is delimited, has parking and natural shade. In good condition.

El Estero:

It is located 5 km. Administration, are 10 sites have toilets, hot and cold water, a trash and electricity. With natural shade. In good condition.

The Carpenters:

It is located 5.5 km. Administration, there are 12 sites that have water with a pestle and health sectors share Ñirres and El Estero. A general bath with light, and all sites with fire, natural shade and demarcated sites. In good condition.

The Ñirres

Located 5 km. Administration, are 44 sites with 3 toilets, hot and cold water, a shed, electricity pylons and 5 for water, parking, stove, all with natural shade and demarcated sites. In good condition.

The Hoyón

It is located 2 km. Administration, are 10 landfill sites per site, 1 stove, large bathroom (shower, toilets for men and women and sink to wash), no light, common parking and natural shade. In good condition.

These 88 sites are in conseción, also having coffee-shop, first aid, bakeries and boats for rent. The grant opens on 8 December and closes in April next year, depending on weather conditions. For more information, call 45-841710 or the office of CONAF Region IX (Temuco), phone 45-298100 or 298,210. In addition, there Captrén a camping area with 8 sites with toilets and cold water, parking, control booth and information and hiking trails. It is located on the south bank of the lagoon Captrén west, 10 km. Administration, in the northeast of the park access.

Hiking trails:

Trail Sierra Nevada

Length: 10 km. Travel Time: 5 hours round trip from Playa Linda.
Are observed during the trip several forest types according to altitude, glacial lake and the volcano Llaima Conguillío. Its aim is the appreciation of scenic beauty, is performed interpreter guided by rangers twice a week. Suitable for young people and adults to extreme ages per no.

The Carpenters
Length: 6 km. Depart from Visitor Center. Travel Time: 5 hours round trip, takes place with ranger interpreter once a week.

Features: The trail travels through forests of Lenga coigue-araucaria and is accessed Captrén lagoon, rich in birdlife. Suitable for all people without disabilities.

Path Truful-Truful

Length: 22 km. Travel Time: 4 hours and 30 minutes each way.
Born in the Visitor Center and ends in the canyon of the same name. Vehicle only was performed. Lets you know the house of Columbus, Rainbow Lagoon, the Moon Valley and the slopes (where water emerges from lakes). Suitable for family groups, adults, teens and children.

Path grafts

Length: 900 m. Travel Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes round trip.
Born in the Visitor Center and ends in the same place. It is exclusively for children (5 to 14 years). Teaches to find out what are the grafts and their role. They are guided by a guardian and interpreter. Araucaria Walk mixed environments and ñirre.

Length 1.2 km. Travel Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes round trip.
Born in the Visitor Center and ends in the same place. Is exclusively for children and aims to show the crater and its function.

Golf Trail
Length: 700 m. Travel Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes round trip.
Born in the Visitors Center. Its aim is to make the field of slag and the influence of volcanic landscape as modifying agent. It is also for children. You cover-Antarctic beech forest of Araucaria, Araucaria-Lenga coigue and.

Araucaria trail Mother

Length: 1.8km. Travel Time: 2 hours and 50 minutes round trip.
Born in the Visitor Center and ends in the same place. It is exclusively for children. It allows to know the oldest specimen of Araucaria. You cover forests coigue-Araucaria-Lenga-ñirre and Araucaria.

Educational Pathways:

Lan-Lan Path

Length: 250 m. (exits vehicle parking along the main road). Travel Time: 20 minutes. Self-guided with 5 stations numbered. Llaima volcano and jumps Lan-Lan.

The self-guided trail Araucarias

Tour of 1200 m. Travel Time: 1 hour 20 minutes round trip.
Features: Implemented with 13 panels and a lookout, the trail passes through a forest of Araucaria. Suitable for all public without restriction.

The Watershed Trail

Route 800 m. Travel Time: 1 hour each way (round trip). Features: Implemented with 5 interpretive panels. During the journey, visit a number of courses that originate underground gua follow the period of the year. Suitable for all audiences.

Path of Truful-Truful Cañadón

Route 900 m. Departure from control booth Truful-Truful. Travel Time: 1 hour round trip.
Features: Self-guided tour with 3 interpretive panels, we show the geological formation of this sector of the Park caused by water erosion. Suitable for all audiences.