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Caracol State Park

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Address: RS 466 - 7 km, Estrada do Caracol, Canela, State of Rio Grande do Sul 95680-000, Brazil
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The Caracol state park is a must see for sure! Great spot for pictures! It's better to go on a sunny day!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fernando S
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Caracol state park is a must see for sure! Great spot for pictures! It's better to go on a sunny day!

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers a beautiful waterfall view, as well as natural garden sections. You can buy local artesanal souvenirs, as well as find some cafeterias in different sections of the park. For people inclined to natural sight seeing, this is surely a good option while visiting Gramado.

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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very impressed with Caracol State Park, which is just outside the Canela city limits. For such a small park, it had very nice paved trails, marked dirt trails, a couple overlooks to an amazing waterfall, and a stairwell all the way down to the base of the waterfall. Unfortunately, parts of the stairs were washed out in some... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Really good sights and solid tracks for a pleasant walk. A great place to get in contact with the wild life.

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Thank Maurício B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It offers a amazing view of the water fall, but because a pine tree felt on the stairs and broke it down I couldn't visit the bottom of the waterfall. This was annoying cause there isn't much more to do there. I would still do it.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

A very nice and well kept National park, with some beautiful trails and nice falls. Worth a stride with the whole family and kids. Must be a sunny day. Otherwise, do not go.

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Thank carlosmp
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is a small park, mainly dedicated to the Cascata do Caracol, a lovely waterfall, surrounded by with native vegetation. Unfotunately the main stairway to the bottom of the fall is closed. The remaining trails are not demanding and have nice views.

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Thank William O
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

And go down the steps. They are officially closed but its easy enough to jump over the barriers and head down to the base of the waterfall. Its a bit of a hike though so only if you aint a couch potato.

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Thank Navid S
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

You take an astonishingly beautiful waterfall, and create all sorts of trails, restaurants, panoramic towers, cable carts. From my point of view, you loose the natural wonder it represents.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Really beautiful Araucaria forest with paved trails and lookout and a great watch tower with elevator, but also small forest trails- 'silent trail'; food available

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