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Parque Ambiental Chico Mendes, Rio Branco

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#2 of 6 in Parks in State of Acre
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Easily accessible by bus or car, Parque Ambiental Chico Mendes is a rainforest lover’s paradise, with exotic species ranging from leopards and monkeys, to colorful birds and snakes. You can hike this park’s trails for hours alone, or accompanied by an expert guide who can show some remoter paths thriving with wildlife. In this lush jungle vegetation you can feel far from the busy city. There is a large playground for children, lots of snack bars, and a picnic area. Be sure to stop by the little museum dedicated to Chico Mendes, the man who famously devoted his life to protecting the shrinking rainforest. Arrange your visit to Parque Ambiental Chico Mendes and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rio Branco using our Rio Branco travel itinerary planner.
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Where to stay in Rio Branco

Rio Branco offers only a small handful of accommodation options, so be ready to book in advance to avoid missing out. The city lacks budget-friendly hostels but makes up for it in relatively affordable hotels. Look in the Rodoviaria area for the best selection. Most accommodations will include WiFi, but double check with the site you're interested in if that’s important to you. A few places offer free breakfast, so you can save your money for sightseeing.
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  • You can see animals here or just go for a walk in the middle of the forest. It is a fresh place at the heart of the city and you can know more about the environmentalist Chico Mendes.  more »
  • Very busy in the weekends, one of the top attractions for local families, has a simple Zoo, and some walking tracks, a bit for from the city center tough.  more »
  • Fun little park to walk around and learn about a little history of Acre. While there you can check out a rubber tree and how it was cut to extract rubber. The site also has a small little zoo. You may...  more »
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  • Bela fauna e flora
  • A different environmental Park. The kill itself is part of the Zoo.
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  • Amazon native forest nook ... worth the ride!
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  • Good place to relax!
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  • Very good for a walk with the family, with various species of animals to see.
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