Palena Province | X Region | Chile
One of the largest and most diverse conservation efforts in South America, the 715,000-acre Pumalín Park stretches from the heart of the Andes to the fjords of the Pacific Coast in Chile's Palena Province. Protecting pristine Valdivian temperate rainforest, Pumalín Park contains trails, campgrounds, and public facilities that allow thousands of visitors a year to experience this majestic landscape.
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Beyond the park's borders, the Pumalín Project includes a network of organic farms restored from ecological degradation, social initiatives that promote healthy livelihoods and conservation values in surrounding communities, and activist campaigns around larger conservation issues in the region. For over two decades, this diverse approach to conservation has enabled the Project to expand its impact far beyond the park's borders.