Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro, Bom Jardim da Serra

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#2 of 31 in Wildlife in State of Santa Catarina
Located just 11 kilometers (7 mi) outside of the city center, Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro provides a view of this entire mountain range and its winding roads. From a height of 1460 meters (5,000 ft), you can see more than 100 kilometers (62 mi) of lush Atlantic forests with a diverse flora and fauna that comes right up to the road. Observe a menagerie of monkeys (howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, and marmosets), as well as a number of birds, such as eagles and parrots, native only to this area. Locals advise that driving up or down these scenic but steep roads you must go slowly, and be very careful to avoid trucks and buses coming from the opposite direction. To visit Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro on your holiday in Bom Jardim da Serra, and find out what else Bom Jardim da Serra has to offer, use our Bom Jardim da Serra road trip planning site .
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  • October 2, 2017
    The gazebo is a place of privilege to enjoy the Serra do Rio do Rastro; Offers good services, very cool place;
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  • September 21, 2017
    Nothing like enjoying the visual da serra River Trail before or after it. We took a day of clean sky ... the look is awesome.
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  • September 19, 2017
    Beautiful place, which has the dimension of these mountains, even with a bit of fog, is beautiful, super recommended. Has bathrooms infrastructure, food and souvenir shop.
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The outdoorsy spirit of the town has been nicely reflected in some of the more popular accommodations located here, with rustic and character-filled lodges, homely and humble pousadas (guesthouses), and ecologically-aware resorts. Following the main arterial road west or east reveals the most popular hideaways, with many accommodations occupying secluded areas within the hills and valleys of the region. During peak season, pre-booking for the duration of your stay is essential.
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