Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Rio de Janeiro

#2 of 23 in Nature in Rio de Janeiro
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Walk, skate, jog, or cycle the pathway encircling Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, which features numerous convenient spots from which you can photograph the Tijuca Forest and Corcovado Mountain. Along the way, grab a light snack and a refreshing drink from one of many kiosks dotting the 8-km (5 mi) track. You can row, sail, or water ski on the lake, but if your prefer to just bob on the water and admire the sights, rent a small paddle boat from one of several stands located on the eastern side of the lagoon. Visit the area in the evening to enjoy live music, mingle with the locals, and watch the sunset with a cold drink in hand. A visit to Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Rio de Janeiro trip planner to plot your vacation.
Create an itinerary including Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Tours to Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon

Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
9,707 reviews
  • This beautiful venue is a masterpiece of nature, just facing corcovado cliff And the Christ. However, I advise to take care these times! Too many people Strolling, many without any epidemic...  more »
  • It is my favorite place in Rio! It is good for a nice walking in a sunny day, riding a bicycle or just watching the sunset with a drink... Unfortunately it is very busy on holidays and Sundays during....  more »
  • The best of the Nature into the city on the world.
  • Top

Plan your trip to Rio de Janeiro

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.