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Cerro Caracol

Parque Ecuador, Concepcion, Chile
+56 9 8413 9201
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Nice views over the city

I walked to the top of this hill, helped by the excellent work done by the city to make that... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
kissane
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Perth, Australia
Nice trail walks, mountain biking and alpine feel to the place

OK. Alpine hills with various well maintained trials. Main route is safe and has park rangers... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
CPL199
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Concepcion, Chile
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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
13 Sep 2017
“Nice trail walks, mountain biking and alpine feel to the place”
25 Oct 2017
“Nice views over the city”
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Parque Ecuador, Concepcion, Chile
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

I walked to the top of this hill, helped by the excellent work done by the city to make that possible: paved footpaths all the way up and some nice viewpoints along the way. It was quite a long walk, not for the faint-hearted! Walking...More

Thank kissane
Reviewed 13 September 2017

OK. Alpine hills with various well maintained trials. Main route is safe and has park rangers, toilets and shade stops with picnic areas. Main routes are criss crossed with many tracks and trails and is a great spot with many mountain bike trails.

Thank CPL199
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Nice trail, makes great uphill run. 2.5 km to the top, 250 meters altitude gain. There are security wardens which makes it safe for everyone.

Thank Katarina2311
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The view there is fenced off to protect the communications facility. The lower views are OK but only one shows a peek of the river and the Pacific.

Thank Nail56
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Recently renovated, woods with native fauna, lookout points over the towns of Concepción, Talcahuano and Hualpén. Downhill bikers and trash in between, though.

Thank Gerhard B
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Parque Ecuador next to Cerro Caracol is an amazing playground for children of all ages. A lot of playing instruments for climbing, swings, musical instruments.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 29 November 2015

If you are looking for good aerobic hike with some nice views of the city, this is a beautiful path to take. On the weekend there were many individuals and families hiking up or down the path. An historic city park dating from the late...More

Thank WanderingSparrow
Reviewed 2 June 2015

They just opened the trail up cerro caracol and it is beautiful. Definitely worth spending time to walk up and down it. It probably takes about 30-40 minutes to walk the path.

Thank Whitley678
Reviewed 12 October 2013

There is no view, but it is an ok trail. There's not much to do in Conce, so my advice after living there, is skip Conce if you can.

1  Thank Rommany O
Reviewed 22 July 2013

If you think that you are going to go to the top and have a view of the city from a tower you are mistaken. I went up it today and found a chain-locked fence and an abandoned structure. There is one view of Concepcion...More

4  Thank ray s
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