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Radal Siete Tazas National Reserve

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Parque Nacional Radal Siete Tazas is in Region del Maule of Chile.

Understand[edit]

Radal Siete Tazas Park is a national park located in the central region of Chile in the Andes mountains and covers a area of 4.138 h of a mountain landscape. The mainly characteristic is a geological formation of seven basins and seven cascades that ends in a big waterfall called "Salto de la Leona" of 25m. Following the river it's visible the "Velo de la novia" a 40m waterfall. The entire park is a mountain forest.

His altitude is between 650 and 2.600 m. over the sea


The park is beside the volcano Descabezado Grande 3.830 m


History[edit]

Since 2007 the area change is legal denominatin from National reserve to a National Park.

Get in[edit]

By Bus

From the city of Molina it's posible to take a bus to the National Park. The price is USD 3 by person and the trip takes about 1 hour for the 55 kilometers of distance between Molina and the National Park.

The buses are old but the services is reliable.

Fees/Permits[edit]

The fees for Siete Tazas Park are:

Chilean adult: $2.000 CLP (USD 4) Foreigner adult: $4.000 CLP (USD 8) Chilean kid: $600 CLP (USD 1,2) Foreigner kid: $600 CLP (USD 1,2)

The hours for visiting are the followings Summer: 8:30 to 20:00 Winter: 8:30 to 17.30

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Siete tazas

Salto de la leona

Velo de la novia

Volcano Descabezado Grande

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Trekking[edit]

The park has many differente areas for trekking, those depend for the time and strongness of the tourist.

Sendero "Salto La Leona” (1,2 km): 2 hours walking. This path shows the seven basins and ends in the Salto de la Leona waterfall. This route is a must.


Sendero Valle del Indio (15 km): this path takes the entire day mostly under the forest and finish in the high planice of the mountain.


Sendero Los Chiquillanes (7 km): this path takes 5 hour under the forest.

Sendero “La Montañita” (1 km): 2 hours walking under the forest.


Sendero “El Coigue” (1km): This path just take 1 hour walking unde the forest of Coigües and Oaks


Also exist a special path for handicapped. This consist in 300m of a path of wood, ending in a beautiful place to see the seven basins.


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