We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parque Estadual da Cantareira

Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (186)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
17 Feb 2017
“Peace of mind”
18 Feb 2016
“Great day trip and escape from crazy SP!”
Rising out of the northern frontier of the city and boasting more than 8,000 hectares of unspoiled Atlantic coastal forest, the verdant Parque Estadual da Cantareira (Cantareira State Park) offers rustic hiking trails, swimmable lakes, birdwatching...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Rua do Horto 1799 | Horto Florestal, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 02377-000, Brazil
+55 11 6231 8555
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sao Paulo
from US$ 250.00
More Info
from US$ 290.00
More Info
from US$ 59.00
More Info
from US$ 70.00
More Info
Reviews (336)
Filter reviews
20 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Best place to enjoy the nature in the city. This park is even more quiet and relaxing than Ibirapuera Park. Cantareira park, offers lots of tracks and adventure near by huge variety of animals. This park is also a nice place to enjoy a nice...More

Thank Renan T
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Great option for a day hike and to see nature while still in SP. The park has 3 entrances and 4 trails. The 2 main trails are accessible through the main entrance and go to Pedra Grande (with a great view of the city -...More

3  Thank Nathalie H
Reviewed 28 September 2015

That was amazing when the view of SP appears after a long walk. SP is under your feet there. One should experience it. If you are lucky you can also see some local animals. If you pass there do not miss Alberto Lofgren Park. It...More

Thank Encieh E
Reviewed 13 August 2015

A treeking in the middle of nature, seems be dificult but it isn t , you see children and old people doing the treeking, could take a time but the view, the fresh air, and the oppotunity to be in contact with nature it works.

Thank harmonyeli
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Despite being a little of the beaten track, it´s a great place to spend a Saturday or a Sunday morning in a big forest inside Sao Paulo. There are good and well preserved trails, lots of photo opportunities with monkeys, tropical flora and a nice...More

2  Thank Molnar71
Reviewed 9 September 2013

If you want to enjoy a nice and light walking, you can visit this park. From the top, in clear days, you may a have a great view of all this concrete jungle always surrounded by mountains. It may take between one or two hours...More

3  Thank Lucas10demais
Reviewed 8 August 2013

The place is very beautiful, has paved road and dirt. At the park entrance has a map showing the trails within the park. Recommend to take your food and drink to picnic, because at the end of the trail has a grassy area, wooden tables,...More

2  Thank Andrea_Arana
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Very well preserved, alot of savage tree and some animal (little monkeys, etc), more deep in the trails is possible have a very good contact to nature, but it is not too safe for foreiger tourists.

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 11 May 2013

It is very far away but when you get there you don`t want to leave, it has a great view of the city, very green, very nice to walk around in the woods

Thank Josegmora
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Despite a bit far from downtown Sao Paulo, being located in the extreme north of great Sao Paulo (around 45 minutes with no traffic) 'Serra da Cantareira' as the paulistas call is a great and multifaceted place where you can see Sao Paulo city from...More

3  Thank fveit
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 335 hotels in Sao Paulo
Jabuticaba Hotel
54 reviews
4.06 km away
Hotel Luni
69 reviews
5.03 km away
Riema Brasilia Santana Gold
82 reviews
5.14 km away
Wyndham Garden Convention Nortel
809 reviews
5.36 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 40,110 restaurants in Sao Paulo
Gulla's Bar, Lanchonete E Pizzaria
.36 km away
Jana's Bar
1 review
.36 km away
Bar Cristal
.45 km away
Parceiros Do Horto
10 reviews
.50 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,647 attractions in Sao Paulo
Cachoeira Do Escorrega
80 reviews
2.20 km away
Parque Estadual da Cantareira - Nucleo Pedra Grande
1,353 reviews
.00 km away
Gruta Municipal
67 reviews
3.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
5 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lsl2013 | Reviewed this property |
I ´ve been in this park long time ago and just one time , may it is difficult to find the waterfalls and I think in some seasons could be dry.. You should have a guide and beaware to don´t get lost in a dense forest!!
Google Translation
Casey E
1 July 2016|
Response from Amire M | Reviewed this property |
O centro é distante para caminhar e conhecer outros pontos turísticos pelo caminho. Metrô Linha 1 Azul Estação Sé, desembarque em Carandirú. Na Av, Cruzeiro do Sul, 2424 utilize ônibus 1775-10 Vila Albertina.Descer no... More
Google Translation
Ed B
2 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Amire M | Reviewed this property |
Tel. (11) 2203-0115 Pq. Cantareira Metrô Linha 1 Azul Estação Sé, desembarque em Carandirú. Na Av, Cruzeiro do Sul, 2424 utilize ônibus 1775-10 Vila Albertina.Descer no 20º(vigésimo)ponto na Rua do Horto, 297. Caminhe 550 m... More
Google Translation