The Torres del Paine National Park is the most famous in Chile. Located between the Andes Mountains and the Patagonian steppe, it belongs administratively to the XII Region of Magallanes, Chilean Antarctica and to the province of Ultima Esperanza. With an approximate area of 200,000 hectares, the park was created on May 13, 1959 and declared a biosphere reserve on April 28, 1978 by UNESCO. Managed by a Chilean organization, the Corporacion Nacional Forestal, the park maintains a supernatural beauty with its mountains, blue lakes, glaciers, fauna and flora. Its main function today is the conservation of Chilean landscapes, ecosystems, species and genetic diversity of Paine. The park takes its name from three famous granite formations of the massif: the Torres del Paine. The beauty of this place attracts many tourists who want to discover its trails and rest in its many refuges. For the fans of trekking, the park is the ideal place! Located 112 kilometers from Puerto Natales and 312 kilometers from Punta Arenas, the Torres del Paine Park is easily accessible by vehicle. The city of Puerto Natales is considered the best starting point to visit the park!