NATIONAL PARKS
It was only in 1937 that the first national park in Brazil was founded in Itatiaia, in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

The national and state parks of Brazil are integral protection conservation units, corresponding to the IUCN management category II. They preserve ecosystems of scenic beauty with unique or spectacular natural features. In addition to conservation of biodiversity, they are valuable for science, environmental education leisure and sustainable ecotourism. National parks are are administered by the federal environmental institute IBAMA

North Region
01. Serra do Divisor
02. Pico da Neblina
03. Serra da Mocidade
04. Virua
05. Monte Roraima
06. Jau
07. Pacaas Novos
08. Amazonia
09. Cabo Orange

Northeast Region
10. Lencois Maranhenses
11. Sete Cidades
12. Fernando de Noronha
13. Ubajara
14. Serra da Capivara
15. Serra das Confusoes
19. Chapada Diamantina
41. Descobrimento
42. Pau-Brazil

Midwest Region
16. Araguaia
17. Chapada dos Veadeiros
18. Brasília
20. Emas
21. Pantanal Matogrossense
22. Ilha Grande
40. Chapada dos Guimarïaes

Southern Region
23. Iguassu
24. Superagui
25. Sao Joaquim
26. Serra Geral
27. Aparados da Serra
28. Lagoa do Peixe

Southeast Region
29. Serra da Bocaina
30. Itatiaia
31. Tijuca
32. Serra dos Orgaos
33. Restinga de Jurubatiba
34. Serra da Canastra
35. Serra do Cipo
36. Marinho dos Ambrolhos
37. Monte Pascoal
38. Caparaó
39. Grande Sertao Veredas