Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park is in the central Brazilian state of Goiás. It’s known for its dramatic canyons and quartz crystal rock formations. The Preto River has rock pools and waterfalls, some over 100 meters high. The biodiverse park is home to many orchid species and wildlife including armadillos, jaguars and toucans. Park access is from the nearby towns of Alto Paraíso de Goiás or São Jorge.

Address: Rodovia GO 239, Km 36 – Vila de São Jorge, Alto Paraíso de Goiás – GO, 73770-000

Hours: Opens ⋅ Closes 6PM

Phone: +55 (62) 3455-1114

Management: Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation

Area: 240,586 ha (594,500 acres)

Part of: Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks

Admission: Check on the Park website – Go to website

Things to Do at Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park

Destination for viewing waterfalls & swimming in natural pools, accessed by a suspended footbridge.
Cachoeira das Loquinhas (Loquinhas Waterfall)
This waterfall spreads into many separate flows as it plunges over numerous steps into a deep pool.
Cachoeira Almécegas I (Almécegas Waterfall I)
Cachoeira Almécegas II - Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Cachoeira Almécegas II (Almécegas Waterfall II)
Cachoeira Dos Cristais (Crystal Waterfall)
The waterfall is located in the private property of Sao Bento Ranch.
Cachoeira de São Bento (São Bento Waterfall)
Vale da Lua (Valley of the Moon)
Mirante da Janela (Abyss Window)
Cachoeira do Abismo (Abyss Waterfall)
Mirante da Trilha dos Saltos (Viewpoint of the Trail of Saltos)
Morro da Baleia (Whale Hill)
Cachoeira do Sertão Zen (Sertao Zen Waterfall)
Cachoeira do Cordovil (Cordovil Waterfall)
Jardim de Maytrea (Maytrea’s Garden)
Cachoeira Simão Correia (Simão Correia Waterfall)
Cachoeira São Bartolomeu (Saint Bartholomew Waterfall)
Cachoeira dos Anjos e Arcanjos (Angels and Archangels Waterfall)
Cachoeira Poço Encantado (Enchanted Well Waterfall)
Cachoeira do Segredo (Secret Waterfall)
Cachoeiras do Rio Macaquinhos (Macaquinhos River Waterfalls)
Raizama
Carioquinhas
Poço das Esmeraldas (Emerald Well)
Santuário Ecológico Vale Dourado
(Ecological Sanctuary Golden Valley)
Cachoeira Veredas – Fazenda Veredas
(Veredas Waterfall – Veredas Farm)
Entrada do Parque (Park entrance)
Vale da Chapada (Chapada Valley)
Cachoeira do Macacão (Macacao’s Waterfall)
Canion II (Canyon II)
Cachoeira Veu de Noiva (Waterfall Bridal Veil)
Trilha da Seriema – Córrego Rodoviarinha
(Seriema Trail – Rodoviarinha Stream)
Veadeiros Rafting
Cachoeira Água Fria (Cold Water Waterfall)
Ponte De Pedra (Stone Bridge)
Mirante do Pôr do Sol (Sunset Lookout)
Cachoeira do Dragão (Dragon Waterfall)
Cachoeira do Lavapés (Lavapés Waterfall)
Cachoeira Paredão do Céu (Sky wall Waterfall)