El Imposible National Park
The impossible is part of the Apaneca - Ilamatepec mountains. There are several paths to choose for the walk. You'll learn the natural protected area with greatest biodiversity in the country and refuge for species threatened with extinction worldwide. Located in the southern part of Ahuachapán Department over the mountains of Apaneca.
The impossible is one of the last tropical dry forests of El Salvador, where we can see more than 250 species of birds (migratory and endemic), mammals and insects, apart from the own place vegetation.
This is a dry tropical forest, where you can do hiking, camping, bathing in rivers, birdwatching, boasts a very new hostel located a kilometre from the Park.
El Imposible National Park is a forested relic and is the last refuge for many species of animals and plants which are threatened or endangered in El Salvador.
Created in March 1989, El Imposible National Park is recognized locally and internationally for its wealth of biological and cultural as well as by its economic importance for neighboring communities and its relationship to other natural areas.
The impossible is 3,794 hectares (5,458 apples) and with more than 400 flora species identified, possesses the greatest biodiversity in the country. Furthermore, by its climatic and topographic, features the forest can find vegetation of three different areas: Uptown (1,450 and 1,200 m SNM), area average (1,200 and 800 m MNS) and zone low (300 and 800 m MNS).
This reserve is home to over 500 species of butterflies, 279 species of birds and 100 species of mammals, 53 species of amphibians and reptiles, many of them threatened or endangered in El Salvador.
Park hike lasts approximately 5 hours.
Light clothes, blocker solar, repellent, slippers, tennis or boots, Cap, light clothing.