Parque Nacional El Boqueron, San Salvador

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Explore the rich plant life at Parque Nacional El Boqueron, set on top of the massive San Salvador Volcano. Choose from one of the well-marked hiking trails, some more challenging than others, and trek to the park's main attraction, the Boqueron crater. Admire the vast crater, 5 km (3 mi) in diameter, from picturesque viewpoints. See the much smaller crater within the large one, affectionately nicknamed "Boqueroncito." The interesting scenery here is the result of a 1917 volcanic eruption. Using our world travel planner, San Salvador attractions like Parque Nacional El Boqueron can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Enjoying with my family in the national park the boqueron. Impressive park located at 1800 meters above sea level. I recommend it to enjoy a pleasant moment for its cool climate.  more »
  • You get the opportunity to have a close encounter with the fauna of El Salvador. The Eco park Boqueron, is dedicated to the Volcano of San Salvador. You can see the crater and have very good pictures ...  more »
  • The Park very well care, clean and tidy, paths and steps very well-kept. There is a degree of difivultad for the elderly, but ascent worthwhile by the magnificent life of anchovies. The problem is the parking, vacation days and holidays the large number of internal and external tourists, make insufficient parking lot, filling up the road of two access roads.
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  • An active volcano with the most incredible views. Will be walking, which seems more upwards than down, and a small museum, giving a brief description of the history of the area. Foreigners will pay TWICE as much as the locals when visiting, which is an astounding $2..(the entire country uses American currency ) A definite must see if in this country.
  • Wonderful views, good security, no liter, beautiful flowers and nice museum.
  • Great little hike. Lots of local restaurants nearby
  • Hiking is good, view is amazing and very clean restrooms, restaurants are next door, with delicious food.
  • They allowed no service dogs, we had all papers for the dog- in english and spanish The man at the entrance very unfriendly and didnt allowed us to speak with the manager

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