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Chico Mendes Ecological Park

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Address: Avenida Jarbas de Carvalho 679 | Ponta de Sernambetiba, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22795-445, Brazil
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Tue-Sun 8am-5pm

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Fun & free spot for families.

Chico mendes i situated in the quiet and beautiful neighbourhood of Recreio. It is free, but closed on Mondays as most municipal attractions. The park is pretty, bathrooms are OK... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 11, 2013
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2013

This is a nice little park where can kill an hour or two if you are in the area. There are several nice trails through the forest near the lagoon, and there are some turtles and alligators in cages. Supposedly you can also see monkeys or some other native Brazilian mammals if you get lucky, although I didn't see any.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

Chico mendes i situated in the quiet and beautiful neighbourhood of Recreio. It is free, but closed on Mondays as most municipal attractions. The park is pretty, bathrooms are OK (you find the paper on top on the defunct dryer), and they have a small collection of alligators and turtles in cages a few 100 feet from the playground. The... More 

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