Bosque da Barra, Rio de Janeiro

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Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Bosque da Barra is 50 hectares (124 acres) of pure green right in the middle of the busy West Zone of the city. Close to the Avenue of Americas, this park was created with the goal of environmental preservation and protection of the natural landscape and local wildlife in an urban setting. Here you can see rare and endangered species of butterflies and orchids, native to this area. A wide variety of wildlife makes this a popular place for birdwatching. Tree-lined boulevards and trails are ideal for jogging, cycling, and long walks away from city traffic. There are also lots of grassy areas where you can picnic or play sports. Plan your Bosque da Barra visit and explore what else you can see and do in Rio de Janeiro using our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.
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  • Good place for pic-nics and some jogging... Also have some animals that are near the lake... huge lake 
    Good place for pic-nics and some jogging... Also have some animals that are near the lake... huge lake  more »
  • An OK area to visit, we got lucky and saw a capybara and a few monkeys. The main reason for travel to the park. Apart from that it the part is a bit mediocre. There is car parking available and also.....  more
    An OK area to visit, we got lucky and saw a capybara and a few monkeys. The main reason for travel to the park. Apart from that it the part is a bit mediocre. There is car parking available and also.....  more »
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  • Nice outdoor space in the middle of Barra. Excellent for cycling, picnics, taking the kids out or just relax! Easy access by BRT as well.

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