National Parks in South America

The GANP is here to help you discover, explore, and learn more about the national parks in South America and why we need to protect them.

Canaima National Park

Canaima National Park is home to Angel Falls and Auyantepui and is the leading natural attraction in Venezuela.

South America / Venezuela
Cotopaxi National Park

Cotopaxi National Park in Ecuador is home to Cotopaxi Volcano which is one of the highest volcanoes in the world.

South America / Ecuador
Galapagos National Park

Galapagos National Park accounts for 97% of the land area in the Galapagos Islands featuring giant tortoises and swimming iguanas.

South America / Ecuador
Iguacu National Park

Iguacu National Park is the Brazil side of Iguassu Falls. With 275 separate drops, Iguassu Falls is the largest waterfall system in the world.

South America / Brazil / Parana
Iguazu National Park

Iguazu National Park is home to the Argentina side of the Iguazu Falls. Devil’s Throat is the highest point of the world’s largest waterfall system.

South America / Argentina / Misiones
Los Glaciares National Park

Los Glaciares National Park is home to Perito Moreno Glacier and the spectacular Mount Fits Roy and is one of Argentina's best attractions.

South America / Argentina / Santa Cruz
Madidi National Park

Madidi National Park is one of the most ecologically diverse places in the world with over 20,000 species of plants & 120,000 species of insects.

South America / Bolivia
Manu National Park

Manu National Park protects some of the Amazon Rainforest areas and delivers some of the most ecologically diverse wilderness.

South America / Peru
Pantanal Matogrossense

Pantanal Matogrossense National Park is a protected area of the larger Pantanal region; it is a “Wetland of International Importance,”

South America / Brazil / Mato Grosso
Patagonia National Park

Patagonia National Park in Chile is separate from the larger collective Patagonia region offering ecological diversity and amazing landscapes.

South America / Chile / Santa Cruz
Perito Moreno National Park

Perito Moreno National Park is a Patagonia protected area that was created and named after the famed explorer Francisco Moreno.

South America / Argentina / Santa Cruz
Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park in Colombia provides visitors with a chance to explore both marine and land facets of nature at the same time.

South America / Colombia
Tierra del Fuego National Park

Tierra del Fuego National Park is the southernmost park in Argentina delivering stunning glacial, mountain, and forested landscapes.

South America / Argentina / Tierra del Fuego
Torres del Paine National Park

Torres del Paine National Park is a Patagonia gem featuring the famous Torres del Paine rugged peaks that make this national park one of the best tourist attractions in Chile.

South America / Chile
Tumucumaque Mountains

Tumucumaque National Park combined with neighboring protected areas represents the largest protected tropical rainforest in the world.

South America / Brazil / Amapa
Aguaro-Guariquito National Park

Aguaro Guariquito National Park in Venezuela protects a special section of flatlands and deciduous forests that represents much of the terrain of the country.

South America / Venezuela
Amboro National Park

Amboro National Park in Bolivia is one of the more diverse ecosystems in the world and one of the most significant protected areas of the Amazon.

South America / Bolivia
El Cajas National Park

El Cajas National Parks in Ecuador features some of the most striking continental divide landscapes with over 700 bodies of water.

South America / Ecuador
Huascaran National Park

Huascaran National Park in Peru features the country's tallest mountain, Mount Huascaran, and the world's highest tropical mountain range

South America / Peru
Kaieteur National Park

Kaieteur National Park in Guyana is home to Kaieteur Falls which is the largest single fall waterfall in the world based on the volume of water.

South America / Guyana
Los Alerces National Park

Los Alerces National Park in Argentina protects some of the most pristine alerce forests which are the second oldest living trees in the world.

South America / Argentina / Chubut
Los Arrayanes National Park

Los Arrayanes National Park in Argentina is the smallest national park in the country but protecting one of the rarest trees in the country.

South America / Argentina / Neuquen
Machalilla National Park

Machalilla National Park in Ecuador delivers some of the beauty and wildlife mystique of the Galapagos Islands while being much easier to access.

South America / Ecuador
Podocarpus National Park

Podocarpus National Park in Ecuador delivers a megadiverse zone with a diversity of flora leading to the nickname, "Botanical Garden of America."

South America / Ecuador
Sajama National Park

Sajama National Park is Bolivia's oldest national park and it is home to Sajama Volcano which is the tallest mountain in the country.

South America / Bolivia
Sangay National Park

Sangay National Park in Ecuador features the symmetrical-coned Sangay volcano and some of the world's richest biodiversity in flora and fauna.

South America / Ecuador
Torotoro National Park

Torotoro National Park in Bolivia features dinosaur tracks, canyons, and caves creating a Jurassic Park experience for travelers to explore.

South America / Bolivia