It has an area 155,000 ha and 70 km from the beach. It is located in the state of Maranhão, encompassing the municipalities of Barreirinhas, Humberto de Campos and Primeira Cruz.

Access is done by land by BR 135, by sea, entering the channel Preguiças river in Atins and through river from Barreirinhas, through the Preguiças river.

By land, from São Luis, the state capital, travels up to 58 Km Rosario, and from there another 22 km until Morros and 162 Km to Barreirinhas, crossing the turnoff to Humberto de Campos.

The headquarters of the Park is 2 km from Barreirinhas, across the Preguiças river, where it crosses ferry. There are tours from Barreirinhas, using appropriate vehicles which it gets down to the dunes and freshwater lagoons.

By Plane

There are several airlines, including Tam, Gol and Azul operating flights to São Luis, departing from the main Brazilian capitals. There are Aircraft or bi-motor:, called Air taxi from São Luís. The flight lasts on average 50 minutes. The advantage of this means of transport, will make you enjoy the beautiful aerial view of Lençóis Maranhenses.

What to expect of the region?

Brazil Trip Specialist

Brazil Trip Specialist