Área de importância ambiental e histórica. Localizado no perímetro urbano é o cartão postal de Brotas, onde o rio "corta" a cidade, formando várias quedas e corredeiras. Local onde anualmente são realizados vários eventos, principalmente ligados à prática dos esportes de aventura. E ainda abriga ruínas de um prédio da antiga usina hidroelétrica, de valor histórico e arquitetônico. A hidroelétrica é do final do século XIX, quando Brotas já tinha iluminação pública elétrica, antes mesmo da capital.
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Brotas is located in the center of São Paulo, in the heart of one of the most developed regions of the country, but still presents us with their wealth and natural beauty preserved. Endowed with a strategic location and privileged, are taking a new path and emerges in the context of national ecotourism. Historically linked to rural production and agricultural economy, had its heyday at the beginning of the century with the coffee culture. Turn has characteristics quite significant with regard to resource conservation natural, because it retains a large proportion of native forest, housing a significant bio diversity of animal and vegetable. But his greatest asset is the natural relief generally mild, in the formation of "Cuestas Basalt" and his great pool of water, highlighting the river Jacaré-Pepira, still one of the few unpolluted rivers in the state. These natural conditions, does the city of Brotas, one of the few regions in the interior of Sao Paulo, which also combines natural environment, aspects of an area almost entirely occupied by rural activity, guaranteeing him a strong addition to natural beauty present typical cultural aspects of local community. Brotas, houses in their mountains several springs and rivers with waterfalls, cutting valleys and hillsides; concentrates a multitude of tourist attractions, mostly water (dam, streams, waterfalls, streams and springs).