Parks in Belem

MapBosque Municipal Rodrigues Alves - MAP 3 Bosque Municipal Rodrigues Alves (Rodrigues Alves Woodland / Botanical Gardens) The Bosque Municipal Rodrigues Alves ranks amongst the oldest botanical gardens in the whole of Brazil and this important chunk of the Amazon stands in the very heart of the city. Comprising some 40 acres / 16 hectares in total, the gardens contain a selection of important collections, such as cacti, succulent plants, orchids, coniferous trees and med...
MapBosque Rodrigues Alves Botanical Garden - MAP 3 The Bosque Rodrigues Alves, inspired by the Bois de Boulogne in Paris, is a preserved piece of the Amazon forest in the middle of the city. It consists of a primary forest land preserved from the late nineteenth century and presents a great diversity of plant and animal species characteristic of this ecosystem.Among the collections are more than 80 000 species of vascular plants and wildlife species, especially those that are threatened...
Mangal das Garças´s Ducks in BelémMangal das Garças - MAP 3 The park Mangal das Garças, which opened in January 12, 2005, is located on the river Guama in the historic center of Belém do Para, in the vicinity of the Navy Arsenal. The ecological park is the result of the revitalization of an area of 40,000 m², a synthesis of the Amazon environment in the heart of the capital of Pará. The lowland forests, the animals of the region and more than three hundred speci...
Mangrove of Herons Garden in BelemMangrove of Herons Garden - MAP 3 Mangal das Garcas A stunning park located within the Cidade Velha area of Belem, just behind the Navy Arsenal, the Mangal das Garcas has become something of a city oasis, being favoured by many indigenous birds. The style of landscaping and planting is quite contemporary, with modern lighting, boardwalks, a stylish lighthouse, irregular lagoons, marshes and pleasant views across the river. Look out for the butterfly h...
Marajó Island in Belém do ParáMarajo Island National Park - MAP 3 Half of the year, from December to May, during the marajoara winter, the giant Amazon floods the fields with a water depth, transforming the world's largest fluvial island in a vast archipelago, which reaches about 50,000 km ², higher than the area several European countries. At that time, wheeled vehicles become totally useless. To get around the island, the best means of transport are boats, horses and buffalo. In the other half o...
MapParque Nacional da Amazônia - MAP 3 The Amazonia National Park is located in the municipality of Itaituba in the Southwestern region of Para State, Brazil. It has an area of 945,851.00 (ha). The perimeter of the park is 508366.413 meters. It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation - ICMBio.The best time to visit the Amazon National Park is between the months of July and December when the rains subside. During the visit is possible obser...
MapParque Nacional da Serra do Pardo - MAP 3 Parque Nacional da Serra do Pardo is located in the municipalities of Altamira and São Félix do Xingu, in the Brazilian state of Para has an area of 447,342.00 (ha). The perimeter of the park is of 317,003.4 meters. It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio).Parque Nacional da Serra do Pardo, created by the Decree of 17 February 2005, has an area of 445,392 hectares. The area contains impor...
MapParque Nacional Montanhas do Tumucumaque - MAP The Tumucumaque Mountains National Park is located in the Amazon rainforest, in the towns of Pedra Branca, Serra do Navio, Jari Orangery, Oiapoque Calçoene and in the states of Amapá and Pará, Brazil. It has an area of 3,882,120.00 hectares (38,821.20 km ²). The perimeter of the park is 1,724,575.857 meters. It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio).Tumucumaque The park is the largest ra...