Parks in Manaus

MapAdolpho Ducke Botanical Garden - MAP The Adolpho Ducke Botanical Garden, inside a 100 km ecological reserve, is the world’s largest, with an infinite number of vegetal and animal species. It was founded in 2000 and is situated on 500 hectares of primary forest land at the edge of the Adolpho Ducke Forest Reserve, east of Manaus. It is administered through a partnership between the INPA (National Institute for Amazon Research), the Municipality of Manaus and MUSA (Muse...
Janauari Ecological Park, Manaus, AmazonJanauari Lake Ecological Park - MAP One of the programs a day from Manaus is the busiest Janauary Ecological Park. With an area of ​​9,000 hectares of dry land forests, lowlands and flooded forest, the space is located in the Rio Negro (Black River), just 45 minutes by boat from Manaus.  The tourists walk the canoe through flooded areas interspersed with large and small trees with liana and vegetation typical of this ecosystem. In the Lake of the water li...
MapLago da Piranha - MAP Lake of the Piranha, Sustainable Development Reserve (RDS) is located in the municipality of Manacapuru, Amazonas, 110 kilometers from Manaus. The Piranha Lake is characterized as a priority area for conservation of the National Ecological Corridors Project, created in order to protect the rich and delicate ecosystem of the floodplains, to promote sustainable development and improve quality of life of local communities, while offering A...
MapMaroaga Cave - MAP Grotto Maroaga, Presidente Figueiredo is a point of daily visitation of tourists who come to the Amazon. Located on the highway that leads to Vila de Balbina, you still have a good time walking along a path in the woods until you reach the mouth of the cave. The cave entrance is over 30 meters high and a trickle of clear water filtered flows from the sediment and the roots of vegetation. Some people say they have crossed Maroaga fro...
MapMunicipal Park of Mindú - MAP It is located in an urban area, in the November 10 Park district. It was created in 1992 to be an area of ecological interest. It covers an area of 330.000 m2 (33 ha) of forest remaining from the Township, used for scientific, educational, cultural and tourist activities. It is one of the last habitats for the sauim-de-coleira, a species of monkey that only exists in the Manaus region and is threatened with extinction. It is possible to...
MapNational Park of Jaú - MAP 3     The Jau National Park is the largest National Park in Brazil (2,272,000 hectares) and the largest park in the world in tropical rainforest continuous and intact. The Jau National Park is located in the municipalities of New Airão 11537 and Barcelos, 220 km from Manaus / AM, straight. Its name derives from one of the largest Brazilian fish, Jau (the Tupi ya'ú), which also gives its name to t...
Amazon National ParkParque Nacional da Amazônia - 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 o...
MapParque Nacional do Pico da Neblina - MAP The National Park of Pico da Neblina houses the highest peak in Brazil, Pico da Neblina, with an altitude of 2993.78 meters (measuring magazine Satellite / GPS by IBGE in 2004). In the Park is situated also the second highest peak in Brazil, Pico March 31, with 2972 meters. The Park is located near the border with Venezuela, the municipality of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, in the northern state of Amazonas, Brazil. It has an area of 2,260...
MapReserva de Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Piranha - MAP Located in the municipality of Manacapuru Sustainable Development Reserve of Lake Piranha is a complex of lakes, situated 110 km from Manaus and 25 km from the city of Manacapuru, with an access time of one hour 15 minutes by boat or seaplane. The region has a typical lowland vegetation, inundated during the flood season, with gigantic trees, as samaumeira. The area is a migratory route and poultry production as the egret, Jacana and...
MapThe Science Grove - MAP The Grove is located in the INPA’s – Amazonas National Institute for Research – area. A visit to the grove provides better knowledge of the Amazonas environment, while it permits pleasant moments walking through its trails and paths. The Grove’s main attractions are: otter vivarium, manatee hatchery, bee hives, Science House, educational trails, alligator’s vivarium, botanical garden, above ground trail, free fauna, or...