Vale Natural Reserve

Vale Natural Reserve

Vale Natural Reserve (RNV, Reserva Natural Vale) preserves an almost-untouched, unique area of Atlantic Forest in Linhares (Espírito Santo). It is about 23 thousand hectares – equivalent to the size of 23 thousand soccer fields.

In 1978, RNV became an area officially designed for conservation and scientific research. This page gathers the most important information on the Reserve.

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 Reserva Natural Vale

Open to the public, Vale Natural Reserve is an excellent area for ecotourism since it is located in Circuito do Verde e das Águas, one of the main touristic routes of the state of Espírito Santo. It is a large green area for leisure, with trails, a hanging bridge, an observation tower, ecological workshops, and a Visitor Center with a permanent exhibition on the Atlantic Forest. In addition, the hotel offers pools, game room, toy library, playground, gym, and sports court.

Besides biodiversity conservation and leisure, the Reserve is used for the development of scientific researches with great impact on society and essential for knowing and handling the forest.

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Species already cataloged in the Reserve:



BR 101 Highway, KM 122
Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brazil

  • Distance between
    the main capitals

    162.3 km from Vitória (ES)

    686 km from Rio de Janeiro (RJ)

    632 km from Belo Horizonte (MG)

  • Opening hours

    Tuesday to Sunday,

    from 8:30 am to 11:30 am and from 1 pm to 4 pm.

    The visitation sector of the Vale Natural Reserve is reopened to the public, with the exception of some areas such as the hotel and restaurant, which will remain closed.

  • Free entrance

  • Contact


    +55 (27) 3371-9702

    +55 (27) 3371-9703​


    Hotel and restaurant, which will remain closed


    +55 (27) 3371-9701

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