Here you will find answers to some of the main questions asked by our guests. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help!
You can visit Futangue at any time of the year, however you should be aware of the changes in opening hours and entrance regulations according to the seasons, as some paths are not always accessible. During low season the doors at all entrance points are kept closed; it is imperative therefore that a booking is made in advance.
No, it is forbidden to camp. There are alternative camping options in Riñinahue, which is 2 kilometers away from the Visitors’ Center. Go to the ‘Where to stay’ section.
The general rule is that between December and March, visits can be made without booking in advance, via the Riñinahue entrance and only during January and February can you enter via the Cerro Mayo entrance. At any other time during the year, it is necessary to make a booking; otherwise all access points will be closed.
Simple! Send an electronic mail to email@example.com, indicating the number of people and the day of the visit. We advise that during the low season, you confirm your visit by calling (+56 9) 519 70972 between 09:00 and 20:00 hrs, with at least 24 hours’ notice. We ask for your understanding if you aren’t able to get through immediately, as unfortunately the signal is still very weak in this area. We will always return your call.
The entrance ticket allows access to numerous different self-guided paths and is valid for an entire day.
Futangue is an attractive Park to visit during any of the four seasons. Each of them surprises you with their relative landscapes and the different experiences you correspondingly discover; from walks with snowshoes through the snow-laden forests in winter, to photographing the spectacular colors of the Lenga trees in autumn, to going out on a fly fishing trip during the spring or making the most of the summer by venturing into the Valdivian rain forest.
The majority of the guided expeditions can be reserved online during the season in which the particular expedition is available. You just have to go to the menu for each expedition and click on ‘Book now’.
You can also send us an electronic mail, fill in the question form from the website or call the contact number, indicating the expedition you wish to take part in, the number of people participating, the date and whatever other queries you might have. We will get back to you as soon as possible with all the details.
Yes, you can check the timetables for the public transport coming from Futrono and the village of Lake Ranco.
From the Riñinahue entrance you can come as far as the Visitors’ Center car park or to the one for the ‘Las Nalcas’ sector (both are free). Alternatively you can come as far as Pichi Lagoon but there you must pay the corresponding fee. Between April and November you can obtain authorization to park at Pichi Lagoon free of charge.
From the Cerro Mayo entrance it is possible to bring your vehicle as far as the Visitors’ Center car park, or to the one for El Vado; both are also free of charge.
Only via the Riñinhue entrance. The Cerro Mayo and River Futangue entrances require a 4-wheel-drive vehicle.
Go to our ‘How to get there’ section.
Pets are forbidden access to the Park, given to the adverse impact they could have on the wild fauna.
Our restaurant ‘Mesón del Caulle’ can be found in the Hotel, which is located at the Riñinahue entrance to the Park. It is necessary to make a reservation, by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (+56 9) 447 26646. We advise that you take a picnic with you on your expeditions and take good care not to leave any traces behind.
Yes, you can rent a barbecue area designated solely for this purpose.
Yes, but only via booking a fly fishing expedition.
In Futangue there is any number of different excursions available, depending on the time of year and the weather conditions.
The Park contains a network of more than 100km of trails for hiking and mountain biking, which spans one of the most impressive and well-conserved temperate forests you will ever have access to. You will also be able to appreciate the beautiful lagoons and mountain peaks, together with spectacular views across to the volcanoes of the Patagonian Andes. The landscape also offers large lava fields, rivers and stunning waterfalls. Another of the principal characteristics belonging to the Park is the abundant biodiversity of flora and fauna. Take a look at our photo gallery.
There is network coverage in the majority of the lower areas of the Park or the meadows nearest to the Park entrances. It is also possible to secure a signal in some of the higher areas where there is normally no coverage, but it is cut off in the forest. The Hotel itself offers Wi-Fi service but this does not extend to the Park.
Yes. However, Futangue does not provide any special facilities for these types of vehicles and the length of stay cannot exceed more than one night.
Yes, but you will definitely have to pay the established rate for float tubes, as with any other fly fishing expedition. The fishing expeditions are not included in the entrance fee to the Park. All fishing equipment must be disinfected using water and detergent.
Yes, in Spanish and English. You just have to send us an electronic mail specifying the details of your visit and we will have a guide waiting for you in the Visitors’ Center. Write to us at email@example.com
The geography of Futangue is mountainous; however, there are sectors in the lower areas which are flatter and are accessible with a vehicle. People with reduced mobility enjoy free parking in the Pichi Lagoon, Los Coipos and El Vado sectors, where they can savor the marvelous scenery afforded by the native forest.
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