Located on the outskirts of Guatemala City and overlooks the spectacular Pacaya Volcano and Lake Amatitlan. The park was one of the oldest national parks in the country. It is one of the few remaining green areas in the metropolis offering a unique space for recreation and environmental education.
The park is home to a “plaza”, the Guatemala Plaza, where thematic attractions represent some of the country’s iconic sites, creating and imaginary journey through Guatremala’s history. Visitors can stroll through replicas of Mayan temples and representations of the country’s cultural diversity, highlighting multiculturalism. Lake Amatitlán and the volcanoes of Agua and Pacaya can be viewed from the park’s overlooks.
In 2014, no less than 125,000 people visited the park to appreciate and explore nature.