The area around Pucón offers some of Chile's most beautiful and accessible hiking trails, with Parque Nacional Huerqueque and Parque Nacional Villarica both less than 35 km away from this action-packed adventure town.
But one of the area's most memorable hiking locations is found in neither of these parks, and often doesn't make the guidebooks.
Santuario El Cañi
is a magnificent private nature reserve located 20 km east of Pucón
. The 1,500 acre sanctuary features a forest of one of the Earth's oldest tree species, the Araucaria