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Ferradura Park ( Horseshoe Park)

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Address: At the 13 km marker on RS 466 (Caracol Road), Canela, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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00 55 51 282 4300

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Hidden paradise

Great tracks and scenery. Sadly the road to get there is absolutely awful, and it's been for decades.

Reviewed February 3, 2017
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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Great tracks and scenery. Sadly the road to get there is absolutely awful, and it's been for decades.

Thank Maurício B
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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place in the middle of the nature. The trails are near and for all ages, but a lot of steps and rocks. Very beautiful views!!!

Thank Fernanda A
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Even though it has a huge outdoors turism potential, this place remains offering a poor infrastructure. The trail that goes into the valley down to the river is quite nice and offers the trekkers a peacefull moment and somewhat scenic views. In ancient times it would be allowed to camp inside this park, which would be great to reconsider. There... More 

Thank Sergio B
Cascavel, PR
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347 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015

beautiful place to spend an hour contemplating beautiful nature. I think it is worth it. have been there twice.

Thank TaisFelipe
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530 reviews
79 attraction reviews
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Reviewed January 13, 2015

A few miles down a gravel road, with a 5 reale admission price, this is a nice park with some pretty walks that involve changes in elevation, so are mostly for those in decent shape. There's a small restaurant in the park, and we took advantage of the picnic tables to have sandwiches we bought in Canela. There are some... More 

Thank Charlie S
Auckland, New Zealand
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219 reviews
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Reviewed December 28, 2014

There is no access to the park by public transport and it is few kms away from Canela. The views in the park are amazing. There are several tracks you can take ranging from 20 min walk to 4hrs tramp. I truly enjoyed it and recommend visiting if you are already in Canela.

Thank Spatchski
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114 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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Reviewed November 8, 2014

The park is quite far from Canela and is not accessible by public transport. Only gravel road from Caracol park coes there but there are magnificent scenes yvown on postcards and it is worth visitibg. The entrance is much lower comparing Caracol and there are longer possible trips in quiet nature.

Thank TomasBB
Santa Cruz do Sul, RS
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138 reviews
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Reviewed April 19, 2014

The park has a great landscape, and the belvederes are very accessible (2 min easy walk). Consider taking kids or elderly family members. There is a small zip line for children. The staff is very pleasant. You can take some time for exploring the trails, 4 h must be enough. The road is not paved, but is in good condition.

Thank erikabufv
Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2014

The walk down to the river cai is excellent and the waterfall amazing. The park itself is so much more relaxing than caracol though takes a bit longer to get to. The lookouts are absolutely amazing also and there are quite a few of them

Thank Phillip O
Rome, Italy
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

Worth a visit, specially if you have time to spend there and even better if you are fit enough to walk up and down the trails!

Thank CPetri

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