Arví Park: Green lung Valley of Aburra

For lovers of nature, the Arví Ecotourism Regional Park located in the capital of Antioquia, more specifically in the village of Santa Elena, is the best option to share with the couple, family and friends, the beautiful landscapes of this wonderful and cozy space that invites to enjoyment and healthy recreation.

In relation to the name “Arvi” that receives this captivating place, it does not have a precise definition, but through studies it could be said that it comes from “an indigenous word that seeks to symbolize abundance, being directly associated with the term” Bocachico “, A fish that was found in large quantities in the territory of the Indians. Likewise, the term refers to a legend that goes back to the time of colonization where the Spaniards were looking for the “Arvi Valley”, with the intention of finding a territory with a great wealth of gold and salt “.

This open park, was born in 2007, which “brings together the efforts of entities such as the municipalities of Medellín and Guarne, EPM and nine other public and private organizations, among which the Metropolitan Area, Corantioquia, the University of Eafit and the School of Engineers of Antioquia “.

It is worth noting that it was designed with the purpose of safeguarding the cultural heritage, that is, the environmental wealth that is found there, being of great benefit because it not only reduces pollution but also stress, being similarly, a place where each one of domestic and foreign tourists, interact with the environment through the senses, which makes it easier for them to discover the beauty of small details.

At the same time, this territory has a series of plans and attractions, for the taste of the general public, such as picnic, thematic ecofiestas, tree planting, night hiking and where you can find a combination between the beauty of the ecosystem in natural viewpoints, lagoons, forests, variety of birds, and archaeological heritage through different tours and guided tours, which allows to know the silletera tradition, history and culture. It also has a peasant market that offers its guests, products characteristic of the region, processed foods and crafts, all this as a tool that aims to enhance the quality of life in a sustainable and dynamic economy.

Also, it is located within this enclosure the parks of Comfama that offers attractions of adventure, the tree of the good histories, the room of Cinema 4D; and Comfenalco, Piedras Blancas ecological park, which has an entomological museum, a reservoir with boat rentals, the camping area and the hotel that includes the restaurant, auditoriums for events and equipment for people with disabilities.
Also, it is located within this enclosure the parks of Comfama that offers attractions of adventure, the tree of the good histories, the room of Cinema 4D; and Comfenalco, Piedras Blancas ecological park, which has an entomological museum, a reservoir with boat rentals, the camping area and the hotel that includes the restaurant, auditoriums for events and equipment for people with disabilities….

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