The park was created on July 29, 1998. It spreads along the coast of Quissamã, Carapebus and Macaé municipalities. More than 60% of its area are inside the Quissamã municipality, around 30% inside Carapebus and the rest in Macaé.
Area: 148.6 km²
<gallery>Image:Jurubatiba - Vista Aérea 05.jpg|João Francisco beach in QuissamãImage:Jurubatiba - Lagoas e bancos de areia.jpg|Lagoons and sandbanksImage:Jurubatiba - Vegetação de beira de praia.jpg|Beaches' VegetationImage:Jurubatiba - Vegetação de restiinga.jpg|Sandbank vegetationImage:Jurubatiba - Brejo.jpg|Swamp vegetationImage:Jurubatiba - Ninféias.jpg|Aquatic VegetationImage:Canal Macaé-Campos 05.jpg|Canal Macaé-Campos crossing Jurubatiba</gallery>