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Best trails in Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca

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Looking for a great trail in Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca, Rio de Janeiro? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, forest 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. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca ranging from 2.2 to 4.9 miles and from 75 to 2,988 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
The Pedra Branca State Park is located in the West Zone of the municipality of Rio de Janeiro. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities and opportunities for outdoor recreation, hiking on trails, and appreciate historic buildings, ruins and archaeological sites.
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Map of trails in Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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Park hours
Monday
All day
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Pico da Pedra Branca
Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 5 h 38 m
The Pedra Branca State Park is the largest urban natural park in the world, with its 12,500 hectares covered by vegetation typical of the Atlantic Forest. The Pedra Branca Peak with 1,024 meters of alShow more
#2 - Pedra do Telégrafo
Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
This trail takes you to the famous rock known as Pedra do Telégrafo, where adventurers take pictures which creates an optical illusion of being hung in the abyss. Just off the plateau is the cliff, soShow more
#3 - Morro do Pau da Fome, Pedra do Quilombo e Açude do Camorim
Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 7 h 20 m
Long and tough hike with a difficult middle section (orientation is complex). The path between the base of Pedra do Quilombo and the Camorim Açude is almost inexistent and easy to lose track. The pathShow more
#4 - Trilha da Pedra da Tartaruga
Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Trilha da Pedra da Tartaruga is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate.Show more
#5 - Trilha da Rosilha
Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
Trilha da Rosilha is a 4.9 mile loop trail located near Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more
#6 - Pico da Piraquara via Estrada das Torres
Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
Pico da Piraquara via Estrada das Torres is a 4.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moShow more