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Serra da Canastra National Park

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Address: State of Minas Gerais 37927-000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 37 3433 1324
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Beautiful Canastra Mountain

Oh... what a place! You can go to the upper sextion of the park, in a dirt road recommende only for off-road vehichles. There you will find the São Francisco River spring. The São... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 April 2016
LyssMelo
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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Oh... what a place! You can go to the upper sextion of the park, in a dirt road recommende only for off-road vehichles. There you will find the São Francisco River spring. The São Francisco is one of the most important rivers in the country. The upper section of the Canastra park, has around 100km long. Several waterfalls and some... More 

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Barretos, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This park has very beautiful landscapes. We walked the 3.5km trail at the São Roque waterfall. It was harder than expected, a steep incline so the 3.5k really takes about 2 hours. Wear sunscreen and pack a bathing suit for a swim in the stream at the top!

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Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2012

Despite Usinha Engenheiro Mascarenhas de Moraes (aka Usina de Peixoto) lays off the park area and belongs to Ibiraci city, it can be a good choice to reach the park coming from southwest (Franca, the biggest city nearby is just 60 km away drive). Waterfalls, cliffs and breathtaking nature are all around and seems to have been blessed by Rio... More 

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