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Monumento Natural Pichasca

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Heading toward the Andes you come across this nature reserve covered with a forest of petrified tree trunks. These play host to dozens of fossils, such as imprints of leaves and outlines of small animals. Nearby is a cave beneath a stone overhang that housed indigenous peoples thousands of years ago. Inside you'll find some cave paintings by the Molle people.

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  • Address: 50 km (31 mi) northeast of Ovalle on Camino Ovalle–Río Hurtado, Ovalle, 1840000 | Map It
  • Phone: No phone
  • Cost: 1,500 pesos
  • Hours: Daily 9–6
  • Location: Ovalle

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