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Parque Nacional El Boqueron

Calle al Parque Nacional El Boqueron, San Salvador, El Salvador
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“el boqueron” (34 reviews)
“easy hike” (10 reviews)
Calle al Parque Nacional El Boqueron, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park and easy to walk around in general. If you are thinking of hiking to the volcano then I recommend athletic gear and that you are in good shape. You can also buy local coffee, cocoa, candy and souvenirs.

Thank marclaudi
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Located just 30 mins from San Salvador El Boqueron is an easy visit. The road up (the last 2 kilometres) could do with repair, so if you're driving take care. Just before the park are various vendors and people offering parking. I don't know how...More

1  Thank Alvin377
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This was part of a wirlwind tour. I hired a taxi driver who took me around to see various places including La Libertad on the coast. So as a result we drive up to the entrance. You then hike up some steps to the rim...More

Thank GlobeTrotter10101
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Our guidebook said that El Boquerón was one of San Salvador's star attractions; however, in common with almost all other literature and webpages about it, there was no explanation of where it was in relation to central San Salvador, or how to get there. So,...More

3  Thank JT-says
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Make this part of your tour. The road is steep and so are the steps to the top but you will be rewarded with an interesting view.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

How cool to look into the cone of a volcano. Never done that before. Easy 5+ minute hike up to the rim. Easy to walk along the rim for 50+ yards or so. Would have loved to walk the entire rim (3-4 hours) but didn't...More

Thank kevinfN5231EU
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to have a walk and see from the three different viewpoints the huge crater of the San Salvador Volcano.

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

An easy hike up stairs and trails. At the top you can look down into the dormant volcano. Beautiful views!

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Edgardo R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

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 of it. At the end of the walk,...More

Thank reergoes
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Susan M
17 July 2017|
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Response from gmartinez1729 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I was a foreigner traveling with a national, and we each paid $1.
17 December 2016|
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Response from WandaMichelleM | Reviewed this property |
I am not really sure you can get there by public transportation. A taxi might charge you at least USD 20.00 each way