Best waterfalls in Rio de Janeiro

Check out the top waterfalls in Rio de Janeiro, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
1. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
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30 local reviews
Parque Florestal da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
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Naruna
Here you can do everything, from hiking & wildlife-watching to para gliding & hang-gliding (“Asa Delta”)... Th…
Vivien
This is the largest urban forest in Latin America -- unmissable. If you are by car follow a map and go through…
Flavia
Tijuca Forest is the largest urban forest in the world. To get a proper feel of the place, get on a jeep tour…
1. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
1. Parque Florestal da Tijuca
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30 local reviews
Parque Florestal da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Naruna
Naruna
Here you can do everything, from hiking & wildlife-watching to para gliding & hang-gliding (“Asa Delta”)... The Park offers some great walks…
Vivien
Vivien
This is the largest urban forest in Latin America -- unmissable. If you are by car follow a map and go through Horto (the neighbourhood) or …
Flavia
Flavia
Tijuca Forest is the largest urban forest in the world. To get a proper feel of the place, get on a jeep tour. There are also guided walking…
2. Parque Lage
2. Parque Lage
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78 local reviews
Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro
+55 21 2334-4088
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Paulo
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and …
Ruth
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and …
Patricia
Parque Lage is one of my favorite places in Rio de Janeiro. The park offers attractions for the whole family…
2. Parque Lage
2. Parque Lage
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78 local reviews
Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro
+55 21 2334-4088
Paulo
Paulo
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and with attractions for the whole…
Ruth
Ruth
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and with attractions for the whole…
Patricia
Patricia
Parque Lage is one of my favorite places in Rio de Janeiro. The park offers attractions for the whole family. People like to get together t…
3. Tijuca National Park
3. Tijuca National Park
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25 local reviews
850 Estr. da Cascatinha, Alto da Boa Vista
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+55 21 2491-1700
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Debora
It"s the largest urban forest in the world. Cachoeira das Almas and Cascatinha Tauany are two examples of the…
Carmen
It is the biggest Urban Park in the world. Ride through the forest, jogging, hiking, in a car, go to a waterfa…
Rafael
World biggest urban forest. Take the bus over there and enjoy nature. Waterfalls, Walking, Hiking, Panorama Vi…
3. Tijuca National Park
3. Tijuca National Park
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25 local reviews
850 Estr. da Cascatinha, Alto da Boa Vista
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+55 21 2491-1700
Debora
Debora
It"s the largest urban forest in the world. Cachoeira das Almas and Cascatinha Tauany are two examples of the beautiful waterfalls it has!
Carmen
Carmen
It is the biggest Urban Park in the world. Ride through the forest, jogging, hiking, in a car, go to a waterfall to bath or watch the beauty…
Rafael
Rafael
World biggest urban forest. Take the bus over there and enjoy nature. Waterfalls, Walking, Hiking, Panorama View of hole city.
4. Jardim Botânico-Horto
4. Jardim Botânico-Horto
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2 local reviews
2040 Rua Pacheco Leão, Rio de Janeiro
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(21) 3875-6211
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Rafael
There's nice waterfall here
Veronica
Hiking trail with several waterfalls.
Rafael
There's nice waterfall here
4. Jardim Botânico-Horto
4. Jardim Botânico-Horto
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2 local reviews
2040 Rua Pacheco Leão, Rio de Janeiro
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(21) 3875-6211
Rafael
Rafael
There's nice waterfall here
Veronica
Veronica
Hiking trail with several waterfalls.
Rafael
Rafael
There's nice waterfall here
5. Paineiras
5. Paineiras
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8 local reviews
Paineiras
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simone
Go there to walk around ,with tenis.have a small waterfall there and if you want can take a natural shower the…
Victoria
Nice place to walk in the forest, waterfalls
Rafael
Beautiful trail through a biggest urban forest in the world - Floresta da Tijuca. After that you can refresh i…
5. Paineiras
5. Paineiras
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Paineiras
simone
simone
Go there to walk around ,with tenis.have a small waterfall there and if you want can take a natural shower there.clean water
Victoria
Victoria
Nice place to walk in the forest, waterfalls
Rafael
Rafael
Beautiful trail through a biggest urban forest in the world - Floresta da Tijuca. After that you can refresh in a waterfall!!! You can`t mis…
6. Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
6. Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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2 local reviews
Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca, Rio de Janeiro
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
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Veronica
This is the worlds biggest urban natural reserve with 12.500 hectares. It is abundant with endemic rain forest…
Astrid
With one of the access very close to the house, there are nice hikes and waterfalls.
Veronica
This is the worlds biggest urban natural reserve with 12.500 hectares. It is abundant with endemic rain forest…
6. Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
6. Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca
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2 local reviews
Parque Estadual da Pedra Branca, Rio de Janeiro
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
Veronica
Veronica
This is the worlds biggest urban natural reserve with 12.500 hectares. It is abundant with endemic rain forest species and waterfalls.
Astrid
Astrid
With one of the access very close to the house, there are nice hikes and waterfalls.
Veronica
Veronica
This is the worlds biggest urban natural reserve with 12.500 hectares. It is abundant with endemic rain forest species and waterfalls.
7. Cachoeira Dos Primatas
7. Cachoeira Dos Primatas
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2 local reviews
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Caroline
Walk from the front door to a beautiful waterfall with stunning views. You can take the short 30 minute walk t…
Renata
Small hiking to a nice waterfall. Great spot to enjoy Mata Atlântica
Renata
Small hiking to a nice waterfall. Great spot to enjoy Mata Atlântica
7. Cachoeira Dos Primatas
7. Cachoeira Dos Primatas
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2 local reviews
Caroline
Caroline
Walk from the front door to a beautiful waterfall with stunning views. You can take the short 30 minute walk through the forest to the water…
Renata
Renata
Small hiking to a nice waterfall. Great spot to enjoy Mata Atlântica
Renata
Renata
Small hiking to a nice waterfall. Great spot to enjoy Mata Atlântica
8. Waterfall Garden
8. Waterfall Garden
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2 local reviews
Estrada da Vista Chinesa, Alto da Boa Vista
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Patricia
In the midst of the Tijuca Forest, the Cachoeira do Horto Hike is a short but fun hike to enjoy the jungle fee…
Joana
Waterfalls and a beautiful park!!!
Patricia
In the midst of the Tijuca Forest, the Cachoeira do Horto Hike is a short but fun hike to enjoy the jungle fee…
8. Waterfall Garden
8. Waterfall Garden
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Estrada da Vista Chinesa, Alto da Boa Vista
Patricia
Patricia
In the midst of the Tijuca Forest, the Cachoeira do Horto Hike is a short but fun hike to enjoy the jungle feeling of Rio de Janeiro. Hiking…
Joana
Joana
Waterfalls and a beautiful park!!!
Patricia
Patricia
In the midst of the Tijuca Forest, the Cachoeira do Horto Hike is a short but fun hike to enjoy the jungle feeling of Rio de Janeiro. Hiking…