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Best trails in Minas Gerais

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Trying to find the best Minas Gerais trails? AllTrails has 19 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Belo Horizonte, Nova Lima or Passa Quatro, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Minas Gerais ranging from 4.1 to 24.3 miles and from 2,713 to 7,765 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Minas Gerais
Top trails (19)
#1 - Trilha Descidas do Messias
Serra Do Salitre, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Length: 24.3 mi • Est. 11 h 52 m
Trilha Descidas do Messias is a 24.3 mile loop trail located near Serra Do Salitre, Minas Gerais, Brazil that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, natuShow more
#2 - Ouro Preto City Walk
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
Ouro Preto. This UNESCO World Heritage site had developed to become the most important town of Minas Gerais during the gold rush age, connected to the distant commercial port of Paraty by the Estrada Show more
#3 - Cachoeira do Gavião e Cachoeira Andorinhas
Parque Nacional Serra do Cipó
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
Cachoeira do Gavião e Cachoeira Andorinhas is a 8.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Santana do Riacho, Minas Gerais, Brazil that features a waterfall and is rated as moderatShow more
#4 - Trilha da Pedra da Mina
Parque Nacional do Itatiaia
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 6 h 48 m
Located in the great complex of the Serra Fina, the Pedra da Mina maintains the title of 4th highest and most expressive mountain in Brazil. Its ascent in just one day is quite arduous, hampered by ruShow more
#5 - Retiro das Pedras
Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Length: 11.3 mi • Est. 5 h 37 m
Retiro das Pedras is a 11.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily Show more
#6 - Travessia Serra Fina
Parque Nacional do Itatiaia
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Length: 16.7 mi • Est. 11 h 32 m
Pedra da Mina or Pico Pedra da Mina is the fifth highest mountain in Brazil and is located in Serra da Mantiqueira, on the border of the state of São Paulo with the state of Minas Gerais. At 2,998.39 Show more
#7 - Trilha da Cachoeira do Mangue
Tiradentes, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Trilha da Cachoeira do Mangue is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Tiradentes, Minas Gerais, Brazil that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail isShow more
#8 - Terreirão
Parque Nacional do Caparaó
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 46 m
Terreirão is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Alto Caparaó, Minas Gerais, Brazil that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and naturShow more
#9 - Parque Jacques Cousteau
Parque Jacques Cousteau
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 45 m
Parque Jacques Cousteau is a 1.5 mile out and back trail located near Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more
#10 - Caminhada Pedra do Elefante
Serra da Tiririca State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 47 m
The Pedra do Elefante is also known as the Alto Mourão Trail. It has amazing views of Niterói and Maricá. The Pedra do Elefante is approximately 412 meters tall.Show more
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