Parque do Monte Brasil
Gardens, Parks and Forests
Monte Brasil Park Monte Brasil is a large park, densely populated with trees, with wide streets on its outside perimeter and a large number of footpaths.
Inside the park, visitors will encounter lakes and pools, garden nurseries, a children's playground, a picnic area, tree-lined lawns and several support facilities.
The park houses various streams and natural springs. In terms of plant life, the main species are Japanese red cedars, ferns, fuchsias azaleas and various climbing plants.
Key features include the St. John the Baptist Chapel, a monument to emigrants and an animals' exhibition area (deers, Vietnam pigs, rabbits, parakeets etc).
The park also has belvederes offering views over the islands of Pico, Faial, Graciosa and Terceira.
Recreational Forest Reserve. Altitude – 350m-500m. Area - 12 ha. Date XX