Parks in Belo Horizonte

Serra da Canastra in Belo Horizonte
Caraça SanctuaryCaraça Sanctuary - MAP 6 A true sanctuary transformed into a RPPN (Private Natural Heritage Reserve) protected by federal law. Grand Canyon, is what it means Caraça in Tupi-Guarani, a large and exotic depression located on a hill. So, feel comfortable and you will see up close what this shrine, in the broadest sense of the word has to offer. They are magical moments through trails, waterfalls, eighteenth century buildings, tanks and pools. It is an intimate en...
Ecológico da Pampulha Park in Belo HorizonteEcologico Da Pampulha Park - MAP 6 The Ecological Park Promoter Francisco Lins do Rego is on the island of Ressaca, which was formed by the accumulation of sedimentary material deposited over the years in the Pampulha Lagoon. It occupies an area of ​​300,000 m2, where visitors can practice many sports, playing with children in wooden toys or resting among the trees.   The park is divided into three areas: one for public viewing, another for...
Mangabeiras Park in Belo HorizonteMangabeiras Park - MAP Mangabeiras Park is one of the largest urban parks in Brazil.  The park is a major tourist attraction, and has many man-made paths and picnic areas.  It is covered in natural forests and offers great scenic areas. http://www.belohorizonte.info/parque-das-mangabeiras-belo-horizonte.htm Address: Rua Caraca, 900 Serra Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais 30220-260 Brazil Tel: +55 31 3277-8277 Fax: +55 31 3277-8273
Mata do Jambreiro in Belo HorizonteMata do Jambreiro - MAP Jambreiro Forest / Nature Reserve An enormous nature reserve encompassing some 2,250 acres / 910 hectares, the Mata do Jambreiro is the perfect place to come and spot local wildlife and is located approximately 20 km / 12 miles from the city. The Jambreiro Forest is said to be home to more than 150 different species of birds alone, together with a selection of mammals and other indigenous creatures, such as wild guinea pigs, mo...
Pampulha Lagoon in Belo HorizontePampulha Lagoon - MAP 6 A large lagoon located on the south-westerly side of Belo Horizonte, the Pampulha is completely man-made, although is very natural in its appearance. Many local attractions surround the Pampulha Lagoon, such as the Mineirao Stadium, the Igreja de Sao Francisco de Assis and the campus of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG. This giant pond was constructed in 1940 and has since become an integral part of the city, prov...
Parque Nacional Cavernas do PeruacuParque Nacional Cavernas do Peruaçu - MAP Caverns National Park Peruaçu is a conservation unit established in 1999 whose main objective is to protect this valuable geological and archaeological heritage that exists in this region. With an area of 56,800 ha, is located approximately 45 km from the city and 15 km from Januária Itacarambi in the northern region of Minas Gerais. With easy access, paved roads and in good condition can reach his seat. The source data for millions o...
Parque Nacional das Sempre-VivasParque Nacional das Sempre-Vivas - MAP The National Park of the Ever-Living is located in the Espinhaço, municipalities Eye waterline, Diamantina, and Buenópolis Bocaiuva in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. It has an area of 124,555 ha. The perimeter of the park is 169069.291 meters. It is administered by ICMBio.The site hosts a large concentration of sources of tributaries Jequitinhonha river with beautiful waterfalls.Noteworthy was the presence of a small flower common...
Parque Nacional do CaparaóParque Nacional do Caparaó - MAP The Caparaó National Park was created on May 24, 1961 by Federal Decree No. 50646, signed by then President Quadros. It houses the third highest peak in the country, the Pico da Bandeira. It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio). The Park has 26,000 hectares of area.The park is located on the border between the states of Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais and covers seven cities and four side...
Parque Nacional do ItatiaiaParque Nacional do Itatiaia - MAP The Itatiaia National Park is the oldest national park in Brazil, founded on June 14, 1937, by then president Getulio Vargas through the Federal Decree No. 1713, with a current area of 30,000 hectares (300 km2). The park has mountains with nearly 3,000 feet high and has a very diverse fauna and flora due to altitude and climate varied. It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio).The name is Tu...
Parque Nacional Grande Sertao VeredasParque Nacional Grande Sertão Veredas - MAP The Brazilian savannas National Park is situated on the border between the states of Minas Gerais and Bahia, with headquarters located in the municipality of Chapada Gaucho. It has an area of 231,668 ha. The perimeter of the park is 282341.956 meters. It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio).The name of the park is a tribute to João Guimarães Rosa, one of the greatest writers of Brazilian...
Serra do Cipó in Minas GeraisParque Nacional Serra do Cipó - MAP     The Serra do Cipo is one of the most exuberant sets natural world and is located in the Espinhaço, Minas Gerais. The Serra do Cipo is located in the state of Minas Gerais, just 100 km from state capital. Coordinates 43 º -44 º W, 19 º -20 º S. The main access is through the MG-10, passing through Lagoa Santa and San José de Almeida. Distance from cities: &...
MapRoberto Burle Marx Park - MAP 3 Opened in 1994, the area of approximately 170 000 m² once housed the old "House of Rest of the Mayor" of Belo Horizonte and "Lower City" - accommodation for children and adolescents at social risk. Inserted in the ecological complex of the Serra do Rola-Moça, bordering the Sierra Corral, the park limits with the reserve to protect the Barreiro fountains . In it, one can find a small lake and...
Serra da Canastra in Minas GeraisSerra da Canastra - MAP The Serra da Canastra is a mountain located in south-central state of Minas Gerais, near the townships of Delfinópolis, Sacramento and San Roque de Minas. It is about 310 km away from the capital of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte and about 350 km from Sao Paulo. Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra is one of the most important national parks in Brazil, created in 1972 through decree 70 355 1972. Here is the source of the River. Provid...