Cerro Ñielol Natural Monument

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Cerro Ñielol Natural Monument
Temuco, Chile, viewed from the Cerro Ñielol Natural Monument - 200609.jpg
Location Temuco, Chile
Governing body Corporación Nacional Forestal

Cerro Ñielol Natural Monument is a hill belonging to the Intermediate Depression it is located in the urban area at the city of Temuco, Province of Cautín, Araucanía Region, Chile.

With a height of between 115 and 335 m, 2 is the highest point of the city, and its 89 acres you can see flora and fauna of the Valdivian forest as well as important historical and cultural landmarks at the city of Temuco. Its main entrance is along Avenida Arturo Prat (main street of the city) and is 7 blocks from the Plaza de Armas. Is one of the main tourist areas of the city, which has been a point of major events in the young city.

The Southern Andean Volcano Observatory is located at the hill, due to its good sight to several volcanoes including Llaima volcano.

Natural Monument[edit]

The hill was named as "National Tourism Park Cerro Ñielol", which after years of expansion, the Society at the Friends of the tree, purchase the lands of the hill so it will not be reforested protection as an idea conceived by Luis Picasso Vallebuona, who created the above named company. and then in later years, by Supreme Decree No. 617 of the Ministry of National Assets of December 3, 1987 is reclassified to the National Park Natural Monument. Your current place is 89 ha.


Coordinates: 38°43′41″S 72°32′34″W / 38.72806°S 72.54278°W / -38.72806; -72.54278