Chiloé National Park is a natural reserve in
Region of Chile.
Chiloé National Park covers a total area of 431 km².
Chiloé National Park is divided into two main regions: the smallest
sector, called Chepu, is in the
commune of Ancud, and another portion of the protected area is
called Anay in the communes
of Dalcahue, Castro and Chonchi. The greater portion of the Chiloé
National Park is in the foothills of the Chilean Coastal Range,
known as the Piuchén Mountain Range.
For the southern sector or "Anay" there are three entrances. The
first and most used is the entry by Cucao. To get here you need to
follow Route CH-5 from Castro to the south to the Notuco junction,
there are 24 km of asphalt road. From there, you follow a paved
secondary road that leads to the town of Cucao in a stretch of 34.5
km. On the other side of the bridge over the Desaguadero or Cucao
river is the main entrance, with CONAF offices, camping areas, a
small museum and educational trails. The second entrance is on the
other side of the Anay river; From Cucao, follow the gravel road to
the Chanquin sector and then cross the Deñal beach, until you reach
Huentemó, there you take a path that in its first sections contains
a wooden path until you reach Quiutil beach, at the end of it is the
Colecole river, which must wade and follow a two-hour path through
the forest to reach the Anay river, which must also wade to arrive
at the refuge which is at the end of the beach.
northern sector of Chiloé National Park or "Chepu" there is an
entrance take off from Ancud on Route CH-5 to the south, to the
Chepu River crossing, 25 km stretch of paved road. The route
continues along a gravel road to Puerto Anguay, 14 km away. From
Puerto Anguay, a downstream boat trip down the Chepu River is
required and then continue on foot along a 14-km-long coastal main
path to the Lar River, where the park ranger's house is located. The
total tour lasts about 4 h.