Chile will be home to five new national parks thanks to the the largest public/private land donation in history. More than 10 million acres of land were donated by Tompkins Conservancy and the Chilean government, and the new protected areas will help create the Ruta de los Parques (Route of Parks), which will consist of 17 national parks along a 1500 mile tourist route from Cape Horn to Puerto Montt.

See the gorgeous scenery of Chile's new national parks

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  • Guanaco at Patagonia Park. ©Linde Waidhofer, image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy
  • Parque Nacional Pumalín. Image courtesy of Tompkins Coservancy
  • Kawésqar National Park. ©Antonio Vizcaíno, image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy
  • Parque Nacional Patagonia. ©Linde Waidhofer, image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy
  • Pumalin National Park. ©Antonio Vizcaíno, image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy
  • Pumalin National Park. ©Antonio Vizcaíno, image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy
  • Parque Nacional Corcovado. Image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy
  • Parque Nacional Isla Magdalena. Image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy
  • Kawésqar National Park. ©Antonio Vizcaíno, image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy
  • Kawésqar National Park in Chile. ©Antonio Vizcaíno, image courtesy of Tompkins Conservancy

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