MORRO MORENO NATIONAL PARK: WHERE THE SEA AND THE ROCKS MEET

The Morro Moreno National Park, with an area of ​​7,313.89 hectares, is located 65 kilometers north Antofagasta.

There is a diversity of continental, marine and insular environments that have relevant and varied resources in terms of flora, fauna, geology, morphology, archeology and landscape. Highlights the hills, gorges and rocks, and vegetation formations of fog, such as the coastal desert of Tocopilla.

90 species of wild flora are found here, some of them endemic. 195 species of wild fauna have been verified, among them the foxes chilla and the small gull. Towards the coast it is possible to observe chungungos, the austral wolf and Humboldt penguins, among others.

In this attractive place there is a diversity of continental, marine and insular environments that possess important and varied faunistic, vegetational, geological-geomorphological, scenic and archaeological resources unique in Chile. Highlights the mountainous relief, gorges, hills and rocks, and vegetation formations of fog, such as the coastal desert of Tocopilla.

Tour that surrounds all the Morro Moreno, starting from the spa of Juan Lopez (km 0), it takes course towards the Island Sta. Maria (km 16), returning by the same road where Juan Lopez was reached. Arriving at the coast of Sta Maria Island, a dirt road begins that will take us up to a climb of 200 meters, from here a small descent where we will go to the Pta Tetas sector, from here we go in the direction of Juan Lopez for a dirt road that after passing a ravine becomes a small path. you have to cross 3 streams that can be pedaled if you take them up.

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