Parque Estadual da Serra dos Pireneus, Pirenopolis

#7 of 15 in Nature in Pirenopolis
National Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The site of one of the last fragments of undisturbed Cerrado (tropical savanna), Parque Estadual da Serra dos Pireneus is rich in biodiversity and ancient rock formations. Visit the second highest peak in the state to see 2-billion-year-old blocks of quartz and sandstone, which are home to many colorful lichens, rare cacti, and hundreds of species of orchids. Nearby are dozens of waterfalls, as well as three mountain peaks offering panoramic views of the Central Plateau of Brazil. Many trails around this area attract hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders. Whatever you choose to do here, don’t forget to bring a camera. If you stay for the sunset, which is highly recommended by locals, bring a warm sweater. Temperatures drop quickly once the sun goes down. Plan to visit Parque Estadual da Serra dos Pireneus during your Pirenopolis vacation using our convenient Pirenopolis driving holiday site.
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  • 9 members of my family hired a tour company to take us to this park. The road is unpaved and hard to transverse. We stopped at the "fan" overlook to see the city from above. Then we visited a medium....  more »
  • I have only been to the peak in this park and that was lots of fun. The reason why I gave it four stars was because the road between there and Pirenópolis was terrible, even by Brazilian standards! There is a nice trail to the peak and on top is a very nice Lookout. At night you can see lights from cities as far away as the suburbs of Brasilia.
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