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Parque Estadual do Caracol (Caracol State Park)

  • Km 9, Estrada do Caracol Map It
  • Canela
  • Body Of Water/Waterfall
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/20/2018

Fodor's Review

This park is renowned for its breathtaking 400-foot waterfall that cascades straight down into a horseshoe-shape valley carved out of the basaltic plateau. It also includes 50 acres of native forests with several well-marked paths, dominated by ParanĂ¡ pine and an environmental education center for children. The entrance area is somewhat overcrowded with souvenir shops and snack tents and the river water doesn't smell the best, but the tranquil hikes and stunning waterfall more than make up for this.

Sight Information

Address:

Km 9, Estrada do Caracol, Canela, Rio Grande do Sul, 95680-000, Brazil

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Phone:

054-3278–3035

Sight Details:

  • Park R$18, elevator to lookout tower R$20

Published 06/20/2018

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