El Imposible National Park
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geo West zone: Ahuachapán

Visit the largest national park in El Salvador: El Imposible, a tropical forest, rich in nature and culture. It is considered the most important natural relic of the country since it is one of the most threatened ecosystems worldwide. It is home to the greatest diversity of flora and fauna, springs and a great scenic beauty. You will live an unforgettable experience.

This refuge is home to more than 500 species of plants, more than 100 species of mammals, 53 species of amphibians and reptiles, 285 species of birds and more than 5,000 species of butterflies, many of which will be visible as soon as you begin your journey through the forest.

Its crystalline rivers are a source of life where fish such as the Tepemechín lives, and this fish only lives in pollution-free waters, assuring you contact with purity in its maximum splendor.
In addition to its natural wealth, it also home to eight archaeological sites from various pre-Hispanic periods; of which, you can only access the Piedra Sellada, that has more than 100 carved elements, such as circles and butterflies.

Walking through this forest fills visitors with life, because while you walk through its trails and renew the air in your lungs you will observe incredible panoramic views, exotic species of flowers, insects and other animals, bathe in its crystalline waters and have the opportunity to take amazing pictures.

The entrance fee to El Imposible National Park is $3 for nationals and $6 for foreigners. For camping, Salvadorans pay $3 and foreigners $6.

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