Parque Nacional da Serra do Cipo, Belo Horizonte

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#9 of 15 in Parks in Belo Horizonte
The Serra do Cipó National Park is a national park in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.LocationThe park is in the Cerrado biome. It covers. It was created by decree 90.223 of 25 September 1984, modified by decree 94.984 of 30 September 1987. It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation. It lies in the municipalities of Itabira, Itambé do Mato Dentro, Jaboticatubas, Nova União, Morro do Pilar and Santana do Riacho, Minas Gerais.ConservationThe park is classified as IUCN protected area category II (national park). It has the objectives of preserving natural ecosystems of great ecological relevance and scenic beauty, enabling scientific research, environmental education, outdoors recreation and eco-tourism. Protected species includeIUCN protected area category]] the maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus), ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), cougar (Puma concolor), white-necked hawk (Buteogallus lacernulatus), the lizard Placosoma cipoense, the fish Characidium lagosantense and the butterfly Nirodia belphegor.
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  • Cycling to the waterfalls is quite easily doable although I'd recommend you to get a nice bike otherwise you will be sorr by the end of the day. I've also been to the ones near Rio Acima but these one...  more »
  • Park with preserved areas, incredible visuals when considering the entire area of the surroundings, such as the district of Lapinha da Serra.
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