El Norte Chico Sights

Monumento Natural Pichasca

  • Forest

Published 01/11/2016

Fodor's Review

Heading toward the Andes you come across this nature reserve covered with a forest of petrified tree trunks imprinted with dozens of leaf and animal fossils. Nearby is a cave beneath a stone overhang that housed indigenous peoples thousands of years ago. Inside are some cave paintings by the Molle people.

Sight Information

Address:

50 km (31 miles) northeast of Ovalle on Camino Ovalle–Río Hurtado, Ovalle, Coquimbo, 1840000, Chile

Phone:

51-224–4306

Sight Details:

  • 2,500 pesos
  • Wed.–Sun. 9–4:30

Published 01/11/2016

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