El Imposible

12494 WDPA ID
17.65 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location El Salvador


  • Original Name El Imposible
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2010
  • Sublocation SV-AH
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
  • Management Plan View Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • PROARCA/CAPAS 1999, 2006


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of El Salvador Updated: 2020 Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN), El Salvador

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for El Imposible from the World Database on Protected Areas, May 2024. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net