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Parque Florestal de Sao Joao

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Estrada Regional N0 1-2a 1 2a, Lajes do Pico, Pico 9930-171, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Parque Forestal is quite large and is located on several levels with areas for picnicing (including BBQ facilities and washrooms), play areas for children, football field and gardens. Varied plant life - trees, bushes, flowers. We visited in May and it was quite cool...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Good place if you want to chill in the forest, lot of place for families, if you like walking there is the path that starts there and goes along the coast to Silveira.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

a well manicured park full of places to visit and enjoy, always crowded in summer with a wonderful sightseeing panoramic view of the coast

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

This place a nice heaven for those who would like to relax and feel the nature up close. This place has a nice finess trail, a out door gym, sone rare species of plants and a small enclosure for deers and hens. Some nice places...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mukesh b
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Be sure to see the restored windmill and the unique lava flows from the two "mysteries" that surround Saõ Joaõ

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank karenhg2014
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Mysterio area, where the last eruption of Pico occurred. Interesting to see how a forestation program with pine trees tend to crumble the lava and turn the rocks into fertile land.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We stopped here to eat our bag lunch at one of the attractive tables in the trees. The surroundings are beautiful. We watched birds, and the deer in their enclosure.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Barbara P
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Superbly well maintained park with deer, very clean restrooms, a playground, an exercise course and grills. Just a short walk away is a natural swimming pool well worth checking out also.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 396ks
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Has rest rooms, grills stocked with wood, large pine trees, deer park, and small court for playing soccer on concrete. Was area where one of last eruptions occurred on Pico.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Dave S
Reviewed May 4, 2016

the best compliment is its wonderful location with superb views in a corner overlokibg high cliffs and a vast sea

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank drchrysc
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