Parque Forestal Santiago

Ladera sur del río Mapocho, entre Plaza Italia y el Centro Cultural Estación Mapocho.

Description

The Forest Park is a traditional urban park in the commune and city of Santiago in Chile. It is located in the northern sector of the historic center and the Barrio Lastarria. Cultural and recreational activities are carried out here, being one of the main reference points of the capital. In its middle point is the National Museum of Fine Arts and a seat of the Museum of Contemporary Art. It was named after its resemblance to a forest. It is about one kilometer long without a perimeter closure and 171 910 square meters lined up between Cardenal José María Caro Avenue to the north, Vicuña Mackenna Avenue to the east, Ismael Valdés Vergara Avenue to the south and La Paz Avenue to the west. It is part of the network of parks on the southern bank of the Mapocho River, bordering the Mapocho Cycle Park 42K to the north, Plaza Baquedano to the east and Parque de Los Reyes to the west.

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