Parque Zoológico Caricuao is a zoo in Caracas, Venezuela in the Parish of Caricuao located in the southwest region of the city. The park was created by Decree No. 1682, dated March 7, 1974, but only open to the public from July 31, 1977.


The beautiful Park Recreation Los Chorros, is located on the slopes of Cerro El Avila or Warairarepano in Caracas, was inaugurated on August 7, 1971, has an area of 4.5 hectares with trees caobos type, bucare, mangos, ceibas and soursop, and animals such as squirrels, guacharacas, sloths and fish.The park crosses a stream and has a beautiful waterfall, which from the El Avila or Warairarepano National Park, has several artificial wells, where children can bathe, a gazebo where you can admire the waterfall, nature trails and a house German style, the park is ideal for family enjoyment. The park has picnic areas, cafeteria, restrooms and parking. 

Opening and Closing Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.


Parque del Este (“East Park“), officially Generalissimo Francisco de Miranda Park, in honor of the Venezuelan national hero, is a public recreation park located in the Sucre Municipality of Metropolitan Caracas in Venezuela. Opened in 1961 it is one of the most important of the city, with an area of 82 hectares (200 acres). The park was designed by Roberto Burle Marx and associates Fernando Tabora and John Stoddart. The park is located just outside the station Miranda (formerly East Park) Line 1 of the Caracas Metro. East Park is managed and supervised by the National Parks Institute (INPARQUES), an agency under the Ministry of Popular Power for the Environment. The park combines three differently designed areas: the first is an open grass field with a gentle undulating topography, the second is a densely forested landscape with meandering pathways, while the third is a series of paved gardens with tiled murals and water works.



The El Ávila National Park (or Waraira Repano, from an indigenous name for the area) protects part of the Cordillera de la Costa Central mountain range, in the coastal region of central-northern Venezuela. El Ávila National Park is located along the central section of the Cordillera de la Costa mountain system, in the Cordillera de la Costa Central mountain range.The area’s highest elevation is Pico Naiguatá, at 2,765 meters (9,072 ft) above sea level. El Ávila can be classified as vulnerable because there is a risk that the diverse threats it faces will increasingly erode its biodiversity, unless in the near future constant monitoring occurs. The most immediate threats to the park, forest fires and illegal settlements, are located primarily near Caracas. However, the concentration of resources and vigilance in those areas closest to the city has resulted in more problems in the more isolated northern slope and eastern sector of El Ávila. These areas suffer from a lack of signs, infrastructure and vigilance. Other threats include the presence of exotic plants, the Caracas Aerial Tramway, the Hotel Humboldt and poaching.