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Brazil Travel

National Parks

Hiking Tours / Brazil – The national and state parks of Brazil are integral protection conservation units, corresponding to the IUCN management category II. They preserve ecosystems of scenic beauty with unique or spectacular natural features. In addition to the conservation of flora and fauna diversity, they are valuable for science, environmental education, leisure and sustainable ecotourism.

National parks are are administered by the federal environmental institute IBAMA while state parks are administered by the local forest institute of each state. The national parks of the Atlantic Rainforest / (Mata Atlântica), divided by regions are:

South   Southeast   Northeast:
Aparados da Serra (RS / SC)   Caparaó (MG / ES)   Descobrimento (BA)
Iguaçu (PR)   Itatiaia (RJ / MG)   Fernando de Noronha (PE)
Lagoa do Peixe (RS)   Pedra Azul (ES)   Monte Pascoal (BA)
Saint - Hilaire / Lange (PR)   Pontões Capixabas (ES)   Pau Brasil (BA)
São Joaquim (SC)   Restinga de Jurubatiba (RJ)  
Serra Geral (RS / SC)   Sempre Vivas (MG)    
Serra do Itajaí (SC)   Serra da Bocaina (SP / RJ)    
Superagüi (PR)   Serra dos Órgãos (RJ)    
    Tijuca (RJ)