Rio’s Floresta Tijuca National Park to Have Increased Policing

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Hikers and mountain bikers will now receive increased military police presence when practicing their sports in Rio's Floresta da Tijuca National Park. The national park surrounding the hills of Rio is Brazil's fourth largest urban park and is popular for its many trails and waterfalls.

The Floresta da Tijuca National Park has an area of 3,972 hectares filled with Atlantic rain forest. It is divided into three sectors, Floresta . . .

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