A unique place
The Jericoacoara National Park is situated in the municipalities of Jijoca of Jericoacoara and Cruz, extends over an area of 6295.00 acres of pristine natural beauty.
Decreed National Park in 2002, the unit has no management plan. The main change is the disrespected suspension of permits for new construction in the village of Jericoacoara, considered one APA - Environmental Protection Area since 1984. The biggest attraction of the park is Jericoacoara, but the extension also includes fields, dunes, nearby beaches, some of green water, and the natural rocky outcrop called Saw. Several bird species, some of them endangered, can be seen in the park area, as it has hot and humid climate, with temperatures between 22 ° C and 35 ° C.
The Prea Beach is part of the National Park with about 33% of its total area, being the gateway to get to Jericoacoara.
Created in 2002
The National Park was created with a special decree on February 4, 2002, redefining the limits of the Environmental Protection Area of Jericoacoara, State of Ceará, and other measures. The National Park is approximately 200 square kilometers, is located in the municipalities of Jijoca of Jericoacoara and Cruz, with the eastern boundary to Prea and as the western border town of Guri.
The National Park is an enclosed area that contains unique natural features, spectacular, of national importance. The objective of the park is the protection of natural and cultural resources of the area, preserving the fauna, flora, and provide opportunities for public viewing, leisure, research and environmental education. Within the park is prohibited any form of exploitation of natural resources. See the Map.
The National Park of Jericoacoara and surrounding area.