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Reserva Nacional Altos de Lircay, San Clemente
(4.8/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Altos de Lircay National Reserve is a 121.63km2 nature reserve located in Talca Province, Maule Region, Chile. It lies in a pre-Andean area close to Radal Siete Tazas National Park, as well as Descabezado Grande and Cerro Azul volcanoes.The reserve is home to a significant variety of wildlife including rare and threatened animals such as the Tricahue parrot, Molina's hog-nosed skunk and plants such as the ciprés de la cordillera and roble Maulino. In the area can be found seven of the ten species of the genus Nothofagus occurring in Chile.There are three major rivers in the reserve, the Lircay that is a tributary of the Claro River, the Claro that flows north to south through the reserve, and the Blanquillo that joins the latter river in the reserve.
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  • Visit the reserve Altos del Lircay is a great adventure, that will allow them to know the sector of the briquetting and lagoon... so must have in mind an important time since the distance is not less, they are several hours walking.
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  • Excellent reserve featuring mountain, forest and streams. Good hiking and pony trekking within the park. Old growth Nothofagus forest, mountain lakes. 
  • The park is really beautiful, and the trails are well made and well indicated. The trail to the lake in the volcano's crater is beautiful. 
  • spectacular view when you're on top. walk is not too difficult but still takes its toll on the way back ( around 25km).
  • Impressive place. Marvelous landscapes, particular geological formations and a wide biodiversity. Excellent infrastructure and camping areas. There are different routes for the day and crossings that connect with the Radal Siete Tazas National Park. The famous brickwork, as lagoons, waterfalls, volcanoes and immense forests make whenever you visit it, you find surprises. Please do not make fires in the kitchen and be careful with the stoves. If is deep, return with all the trash and more. No trace.
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  • Is a place very beautiful, with a few landscapes unimaginable perfect for a post-shot. The best time to go visit him according to my opinion is in the fall can be seen more deciduous forest that are present in the reserve
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  • For your beauty
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  • Beautiful and indescribable landscape. A very pleasant experience for all kinds of adventurers and all kinds of physical condition. You can be short and long distance trekking, on land and in snow. It is one of the most beautiful landscapes I have referred to in Chile.
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