Serra dos Orgaos National Park, Teresopolis
(4.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
Serra dos Orgaos National Park is one of the foremost centers of trekking, mountain climbing and rock climbing in Brazil. Whether you are a novice walker or a seasoned adventurer, the park has something to offer, with extensive trails throughout the region that can take anywhere from a few hours to several days. The park covers a 110 sq km (42 sq mi) area of forested mountains rising from 145 m (476 ft) at its lowest point to 2,263 m (7,425 ft) at its highest. The area is abundant in natural springs and the unusual name--"Organ Mountains"--is believed to have come from early Portuguese settlers who thought that the rocky peaks of the mountain range resembled church organs. The most famous of these formations is the Dedo de Deus (God's Finger) rock, which resembles a left hand pointing towards the sky. It is 1,692 m (5,551 ft) high and can be seen in the background of the flag of the Rio de Janeiro state. A visit to Serra dos Orgaos National Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Teresopolis trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Great place to spend on week days to avoid crowd. It's around 5$US entrance . There is a small falls if u hike a little bit from the Car park .some souvenir to buy specially if your trekking. There is...  more »
  • the National Park provides a quiet and wonderful views to relax and enjoy, perfect nature
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  • God came by, saw impressive and imposing well vizivel for landing a plane in the river. The close is the giant finger of God ... fantastic image for those who walk in the middle of the streets of Teresopolis. But nothing dome visit the park inside and soak in a waterfall.
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