go for a walk:
available in the Park.
mornings, there are some traction 4x4 cars full of
tourist leaving to visit the Lagoons Blue and Pretty.
It is opted to using the transport with cowling or
arrive at the National Park, it's necessary to cross
the river Preguiças. The car will go to cross
the river in a primitive raft, that is moved by the
force human being, or moved the engine.
the car covers a track of land, sand and streams,
true adventure, during more or less 1 hour. Arriving
at the place, you will have to go aout of the traction
car and the remain you will have to take by foot.
There is a high dune to go up. In the top, you will
be rewarded: you will arrive in the heaven.
sensation is that you die and arrived at the paradise.
With names of the lagoons you can imagine the beauty:
Blue lagoon (do you remember the film?) and Pretty
Lagoon, with blue and green waters. To visit both,
it is better take two trips, so two distinct days,
therefore is very tiring to make in only one day.
are dunes to lose of sight, the scene is dominated
by dunes and sweet water lagoons. The great sand formations
reach up to 40 meters height and are generated by
the action of the winds that blow constantly of the
sea. The continent advance into arrives the 50 km
and is extended for about 70 km desert beach.
will find beautiful images, excellent scenes and a
fresh water when comparing with the highest temperature
of the environment. We recommend to use protective
solar. Bring snacks and a photographic machine, therefore
you will want to get those images forever.
is also a trip on Preguiça's river. You can
rent motor boats, in the city of Barreirinhas, to
take a walk on the river and to visit the beach of
Caburé. At the beach, there are diverse inns
and restaurants, delicious regional foods.
choose: go down the River Preguiças, that borders
the Parque dos Lençóis, until discharging
in the Atlantic Ocean. The trip can be boat freighted
or in speed boats. In the passage, the stops are obligator
to enjoy everything what the place can offer: dunes,
lagoons and landscapes to take off the breath. Great
attractions of the passage are the communities of
Atins and Mandacaru, with prominence, in this last
one, for the lighthouse, where you have a extraordinary
vision of the Park.
go to the Nation Park (to lagoons and Caburé's
beach) without a guide man. As everything is rustic
and seemed, it's dangerous to walk alone. The guide
men follow the trips of motor boat and traction car.
nature's preservation is very important. The Nation
Maranhnese's Park is protected by IBAMA (a brazilian
public organization). The tourist must go to the Park
conscientious of the prohibition to leave garbage
on Lençóis. The awareness is important
because if nobody preserve, the natural beauty won't
your trip relaxing at this gorgeous place preserving
- A wonderful shelter where the visitor can take sea
bath and take off the salt of the body in swwety water.
There are ills and good food.
- Fishing village where the biggest attraction is
a lighthouse of 54 meters of height. In this place,
you can take a beautiful appearance of the park.
Park of Lençóis Maranhenses - 155 thousand
hectares of pure nature, in a script that gives a
chance to see unforgetble sun putting, to see the
flora and fauna characteristic of the region, beyond
great vastness of dunes, lagoons, banns of sea.
Beaches - Barra do Tatu, Moitas, Morro do Boi, Ponta
do Mangue e Vassouras are some of the most beautiful
beaches at Barreirinhas. To visit, you can arrive
by boat leaving Barreirinhas.
- Barrerinhas's Tourism Secretary. Address: Pça
do Trabalhador. Phone:55- 98- 349-1144;
- IBAMA's rank in Barreirinhas. Phone: 55- 98- 349-1155
or at IBAMA (São Luís) 55-98 - 231-3010.