The touristic regions Mountain Ranges and Lake [Serras e Lago] encompasses the municipalities of Lajeado, Palmas, Paraíso do Tocantins and Porto Nacional. Together, they spread throughout area of 8.288,32 km². These town concentrate the main tourist attractions of the central region of the state.
The complex has several conservation units of full protection and sustainable use such as Lajeado State Park (created by Law n. 1.244, May 2001), the Environmental Protection Area of Serra do Lajeado, the Environmental Protection Area of the Palmas Lake, the Environmental Protection Area of Serra do Estrondo, Private Natural Heritage Reserve of Sitio Ecológico Monte Santo, Private Natural Heritage Reserve Bela Vista.
The main destination of this region is the youngest Brazilian capital, Palmas, a beautiful planned city, with its urban parks, immense green areas, and countless opportunities for good business. Tourism activities include the potential of the Serra do Lajeado and the lake formed by the construction of the Hydroelectric Power Plant Luís Eduardo Magalhães, where various water sports can be practiced.
Palmas's permanent beaches as well as the seasonal ones in the other municipalities, attract thousands of visitors, hoping that the waters will cool them off from the intense heat, which is a year-round characteristic of Tocantins.
Knowing the Mountain Ranges and Lake region is an opportunity to enjoy various segments of tourism, including ecotourism and adventure, business and events, sun and beach, water sports, religious, historical and cultural aspects, as well as recreational fishing. That is why you should include this destination in your travel schedule!