Llanos de Challes National Park

Llanos de Challes National Park

Information about Llanos de Challes National Park

The Llanos de Challe National Park is located in the coastal region of Atacama Region, province and municipality of Huasco, and an area of 45,708 hectares.



Access Routes

To access the site there are two alternative routes, the main stems at km. 668 North Route 5, about 17 km. Vallenar north, following the minor road C-440 that passes through the mineral and locality Los Colorados Water Singing until reaching Carrizal Bajo. The other path is the path C-470 that connects the coastal towns of Huasco Bass and Carrizal Bajo.



Tourist Information


Management area:

In nursery located in public road crossing of the Gorge of the Quebrada Carrizal Pedemales. Guadería sector in Los Pozos.



Hiking trails:

Nursery sector-Cerro Los Pozos Black:

A foot and accompanied by a ranger (3 km. Roundtrip) allows environmental interpretation, recognition of flora and fauna and the contemplation of beautiful scenery. In the coastal plain is possible to see the cactus (Coipapoa carrizalensis camanchaca and training on the slopes of Black Mountain.



Nursery-government sector Llanos de Challe:

Self-guided and vehicle permits observation and appreciation of flora and fauna, among which stand out herds of guanacos in their natural habitat.



Cast-Quebrada Minillas:

On foot or 4x4 vehicle preferably self-guided or ranger company (16 km. Roundtrip) allows environmental interpretation, observation and appreciation of flora and fauna and historical relics of mining and the sight of beautiful landscapes.



Quebrada Earplugs:

Self-guided and 4x4 vehicles, enables the observation and appreciation of flora and fauna. Also highlight the remnants of gold mining and the contemplation of beautiful scenery.



Quebrada El Mono:

On foot, self-guided or accompanied by a ranger (10 km. Roundtrip) allows environmental interpretation, observation and appreciation of flora and fauna, and the observation of historical relics from mining.



Quebrada La Higuera:

Self-guided with a 4x4 vehicle, allows the environmental interpretation, observation and appreciation of flora and fauna. Notable are the existing washes





Services outside the Area:


Fuel: Huasco

Phone: Huasco. Carrizal Bajo

First Aid Post: Huaco-Polyclinic Carrizal Bajo

Police: Huasco

Food Sale: Huasco and Carrizal Bajo

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