Visit the Municipal Natural Park of Prainha
The Municipal Natural Park of Prainha, known as Parque da Prainha, was created by the City of Rio de Janeiro since 1999 and opened in 2001. It has an area of 147 hectares, joining Prainha to its neighbor beach: the beautiful Grumari. The creation of this park was a milestone for the preservation of this region, one of the most beautiful in the city of Rio de Janeiro and has been fo long time target of the real estate market. Not only of surfers, like the vast majority know, Prainha is made. Is a beatiful road to arrive on this paradise in Rio de Janeiro.
The protected area of this park is covered with rich flora and fauna, including such mammals: kill the cat, kill the dog, naked hand, skunk, opossum, marmosets, kill the rabbit, Paca and rodents.
The class has dozens of birds species such as parakeets, maitacas, hummingbirds, owls, doves, bem-te-vis, hawks, among others. There are the snakes as pit viper, jararacuçu, snake-vines and caninana.
It is also possible to see wide variety of lizards. The park has a visitor center that provides information on possible activities to do: visit viewpoints with amazing scenarios such as the famous viewpoint of Caeté, from where you have a spectacular view of the bar beaches and nature trails through the wild landscapes of the Atlantic Forest. Besides having a modern renewable energy production system from sunlight. Admission is free. Opening hours: Daily from 8am to 17hs.
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