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Brazil Travel

State Parks

Brazil / Travel & Tours – The state and national 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.

Different from the national parks which are beeing administered by the federal environmental institute IBAMA, the state parks are administered by the local forest institute of each state.

In the State of São Paulo for instance, this is the Instituto Florestal and in Rio de Janeiro the Instituto Estadual do Ambiente.

Some of the most beautiful state parks of the Atlantic Rainforest / (Mata Atlântica) are:

Paraná:   São Paulo:   Rio de Janeiro:   Espírito Santo:   Bahia:
Agudo da Cotia   Carlos Botelho   Desengano   Cach. da Fumaça   Serra do Conduru
Baguaçu   Campos do Jordão   Galinha   Morro do Chapéu   Itaúnas
Graciosa   Ilha do Cardoso   Ilha Grande    
Ilha do Mel   Ilhabela   Pedra Branca    
Pau - Oco   Intervales   Parati - Mirim    
Pico do Marumbi   Pariquera - Abaixo   Serra da Tiririca    
Pico Paraná   PETAR        
Roberto R. Lange   Serra da Cantareira        
Vila Velha   Serra do Mar