Cerro El Baul, Quetzaltenango

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#7 of 16 in Nature in Western Highlands
Cerro El Baúl, also known as El Baúl, is a forested lava dome overlooking the valley of Quetzaltenango. It is located about 3 km north of the Almolonga volcano, at the south-eastern edge of the city of Quetzaltenango in Guatemala and is one of the city's last remaining green areas.Cerro El Baúl covers an area of 2.40 km² and was declared a national park in 1955. The park is under serious threat due to illicit extraction of trees and advancing urbanization crossing the park borders.
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  • A place to view the city or go jogging on a schedule of 7 to 8 in the morning, but it is better to go as a couple or group for which there have been assaults, it is not recommended to go solo and less in the afternoon.
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  • It is a great place to walk and enjoy a beautiful landscape. Early in the morning the former climate excellent and relaxing.
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  • I hiked this early on a Sunday morning. I had been warned about the ladron's on the trail, but luckily I did not run into any of them. It is an easy hike from Xela and sitting on the top reading a boo...  more »
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  • Beautiful location and beautiful view of Quetzaltenango
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  • Place of prayer and fasting to God
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