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#2 of 4 state parks in São Paulo

Best trails in Parque Estadual da Cantareira

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Looking for a great trail in Parque Estadual da Cantareira, São Paulo? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, forest 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 Cantareira ranging from 2.5 to 6.7 miles and from 2,670 to 3,625 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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The Cantareira State Park is located next to the Horto Florestal, in the city of São Paulo. The park protects the largest native tropical forest in the world located in a metropolitan region. The park ensures the protection of its water sources and houses species of animals threatened with extinction. Visitors can enjoy many activities and trails that offer incredible views of the city, such as the famous Pedra Grande Trail.

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#1 - Trilha do Lago das Carpas e Mirante Pedra Grande
Parque Estadual da Cantareira
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 9 m
Trilha do Lago das Carpas e Mirante Pedra Grande is a 5.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The traShow more
#2 - Trilha da Pedra Grande
Parque Estadual da Cantareira
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Opening Hours: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 8 am to 5 pm. Please arrive until 3pm to make to the Pedra Grande and Samambaiaçu trail. Entrance fee R$15 (February/2019), under 12 and over 60 yeShow more
#3 - Trilha da Samambaiaçu
Parque Estadual da Cantareira
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 40 m
Opening Hours: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 8 am to 5 pm. Please arrive until 3pm to make to the Pedra Grande and Samambaiaçu trail. Entrance fee R$15 (February/2019), under 12 and over 60 yeShow more
#4 - Cachoeira da Tomba e Cachoeira do Engordador
Parque Estadual da Cantareira
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
Cachoeira da Tomba e Cachoeira do Engordador is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trShow more
#5 - Trilha da Bica
Parque Estadual da Cantareira
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 38 m
Trilha da Bica is a 1.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more