Bicentennial Park

Bicentennial Park, San Salvador: Hours, Address, Bicentennial Park Reviews: 4/5

Bicentennial Park
4
Nature & Wildlife Areas • Parks
5:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
5:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
5:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
5:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Tours and Tickets


4.0
75 reviews
Excellent
30
Very good
30
Average
9
Poor
1
Terrible
5

emmyline80
London, UK9 contributions
Best park in El Salvador
Jan 2017 • Family
For us is was the absolutely best park in El Salvador. So much to see and always never ending. A must see in the city.
Written February 27, 2017
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ClassicStrider
The Netherlands128 contributions
A drive to the top
Jun 2016 • Family
Driving to the villages going to the top and park your car. Then walk to the top on well maintain seps with beautiful plants. It is 20 minutes walk to the top. When you are there you can overlook the crater and the hills. It is a great view.
Written June 8, 2016
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joseu1
New York City, New York56 contributions
A green lung in San Salvador
Jan 2016 • Friends
this is probably one of the biggest (and safe) parks in the country. Watch your belongings though and women do not go by yourselves. A lot of nature around…it is next to a major highway but if you go deep inside enough you may get a whole different sense of things. it's mostly walking/bike paths though (and not all of them are paved)
Written April 6, 2016
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Alicia P
57 contributions
El Salvador trip
Mar 2016 • Couples
The park is excellent for walking and for bicycling. It is important remember the original point for beginning because is to easy lost the way. The park has camping zone and bbq zones
Written March 23, 2016
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ReynaldoFloresMD
San Salvador, El Salvador6 contributions
Capital city´s best park
Jan 2016 • Business
This coffee plantation tropical forest gives the opportunity for bird watching, jogging, walking the dog or have a picnic.
Room for improvement on tap water and toilets fronts.
Written March 15, 2016
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Sun on the road
Washington DC, DC27 contributions
Good place to run!
Jun 2015 • Solo
It is a good place to run or take a walk offering you with various paths to wander around. It is a well-maintained tranquil place surrounded with trees and greens to escape from the city.
Written February 1, 2016
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NN18sv
64 contributions
Hiking and mountain bike
Great for walks and rides. Don't stay on the paved trail, it's too close to the highway and there are way to many people walking and riding on it(specially during the weekends). Instead, head into the unpaved trails, this used to be a coffe farm and the trails are were the coffe cutters used to work. These are super cool for bike rides. There is a guard on almost every turn on the main roads and they can help you out if you get lost (the 'you are here' maps aren't that great), they also know a lot about the plants, trees and animals. We did hear a few parrots, couldn't see them, they are super hard to spot, because they are exactly the same colour as the leaves in the trees. We did see a few squirrels and a beautiful wild cat! (Not a house cat) . It's a great place if you love to see different types of insects.
There are some fun agility games for the big kids and some simple swings and slides for the little ones. Do wear lots and lots of mosquito cream or spray. Do take your water with you.
Written February 18, 2015
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Icabod14
Pristina, Kosovo142 contributions
Oasis in the city
Oct 2014 • Solo
This park is clean, well guarded during the day, and easy to reach by bike or car. While running in the middle just a few hundred meters from the main road I couldn't even hear the sounds of traffic, and the path is very jungle-like with many areas shaded from the sun. The path goes from groomed dirt to rocky with ruts but it was maintained better than I expected. Parking was $2 and the lot is guarded and during the day there were enough families at the picnic tables to give it a safe feeling.

Now, I went to go running and as soon as I left the main area I was more or less alone out there, the deeper I went (it is not very big) the more isolated I felt. Every five mins or so I would come across a clandestine couple trying to get away from prying eyes, but other than that, solito. This was not a big deal and when I weaved my way back to the Calle Jerusalem, again there were bikers and runners and the odd cop. At one point I passed a walker going in the opposite direction who looked out of place and when I got about 100m from him I turned around and sure enough he had stopped and was on his cell phone. I doubled back in his direction to see what he would do since I realized I was heading into a stretch with no side routes - there are maps located all over the place which is great. As I approached he didn't get skittish, which might be a good sign, but I nonetheless took a turn and headed back out to the main road. Later I did venture back in farther north and ended up where I started. In another country this was a trick they used at the local running area; when a spotter noticed someone solito he would phone ahead to his buddies up the trail.

I was probably a bit paranoid, but being super pasty and Gringo looking, and alone, I opted to trust my instinct. I will return and the only reason I mention it is to remind readers to keep your eyes open. I think it will be fun to go here with the whole family or with some other runners.
Written October 26, 2014
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Eva28886
San Salvador, El Salvador5 contributions
Like it
Jul 2014 • Family
Nice place to spend some weekend time!
Especially this park is good if you have your pats, bicycle. There is no any other safe bicycle tracks in San Salvador except this one. And your pat(-s) would love to have a long walk there. But you have to remember to keep them always on the leash and have some poop bags with you.
There are some picnics areas, football field and bicycle/ pedestrians walks.
Payment for the entrance requires 2$.
Written September 1, 2014
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Osote
Austin, TX104 contributions
Great Park in the middle of the city
Dec 2013 • Friends
The Bicentennial Park is like a breath of fresh air in the middle of San Salvador. It's easy to reach by car with guarded parking lots, or by taxi, although you should arrange a time for your driver to come back for you (allow 2 hours minimum). There is a small parking fee, but I've forgotten how much. The trails are well marked and there are armed guards throughout the park, so it's safe for tourists. There's a hike & bike trail around the perimeter and walking/biking trails inside the wooded and forested area. On a hot day it's refreshingly cool in the shade. There is some wildlife which occasionally cross the trail. Along the way there are park benches if you're weary or just want to sit down for a while. You probably should carry some water with you. Pets (dogs) are allowed, off leash in some areas but most were on leash on the trails.
Written January 11, 2014
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