Tijuca National Forest - Things To Do in Rio de Janeiro - LikeALocal Guide

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Tijuca National Forest

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Why locals love it

Located between the south and north zones, Rio locals can easily reach the forest in a few minutes. There the options are diverse and suitable to all visitors. You can trek for hours, reach peaks, go to waterfalls or do the whole tour by car.

Why you should visit it

The Tijuca Forest is one of the biggest urban forests in the world. There are all kinds of trails and some enable beautiful views of the city. The trails receive maintenance and are well sign-posted. There is also a trail adapted for wheelchairs.

Special tip

The entrance is free. There are two restaurants, but carry cash because they don't accept cards. And forget about cellphone signal in some parts.

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3 Comments

Incredible metropolitan forest
Frederico
Local
February 26, 2019
Best place in town to refresh
Carmen
Local
July 31, 2018
Great trails and waterfalls - an amazing spot to understand nature`s power to rebirth.
Claudia
Local
February 14, 2018

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