The cajón del Maipo is one of the natural attractions of the Metropolitan Region located at the foot of the Andes mountain range. Come to see this Andean Canyon where you can make excursions and walks.
Cajón del Maipo is a canyon located in the Andean southeastern portion of the Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile. It encompasses the upper Maipo River basin, where the river has entrenched itself in a narrow valley. The zone features a series of confluent rivers such as El Volcán River, Yeso River and Colorado River, as well as other minor streams, including San Gabriel, Manzanito, Coyanco, El Sauce, El Manzano and San José.
The main locality is San José de Maipo, capital of the commune that includes all of the Andean sector of the Metropolitan Region.