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. Put Parque Nacional El Boqueron and other San Salvador attractions into our San Salvador route maker website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Full mother nature in its splendour! An area very beautiful, curious. The temperature is very pleasant!
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  • This giant dormant volcano with no more than 10 minutes of walk a little steep but easy access, welcomes you in a pleasant place with a beautiful view. For spending a morning or evening with beautiful views along the way, believe that it is an easy and beautiful to visit place. Too bad that does not have many options to visit within the complex. In general we had a time. You can go with kids, ideally to work together in walking, is not recommended for people with disabilities or mobility problems.
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  • It is a short and manageable climb on a reasonably decent path to viewing points overlooking the crater and cone.  more »
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  • This park just outside of the capital is an interesting location, around the deep crater of a dormant volcano. The vegetation around the park is rich, and the hiking trails are well marked and pretty easy fire someone in moderate shape. There are gorgeous views-- of the park, of the lake and other volcanoes, and down into the crater which was a lake until the eruption ~100 years ago. They have a nice little museum which explains some of the history, flora and fauna. It's definitely all worth a visit.
  • Go to the top to se the dormant volcano, and than eat at a restaurant when going back down, the view is great
  • No se dejen llevar por los chicos que dicen que no hay parqueo arriba... casi siempre hay y ellos dicen que ya no para cobrar parqueo y uno tiene que subir como dos cuadras caminando solo para encontrar espacios vacíos de parqueo arriba.
  • So beautiful volcano. You can see the crater if you go in.
  • Good place to share with the family or friends, nice weather and a lot of places to eat and buy souvenirs. But not too much to do
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