Not far off from a state forest reserve, Ponce has a few natural attractions of its own to promote days spent outdoors in which beaches are not involved. The topography of the town ranges from coastal plains to verdant mountains with 12 rivers and numerous springs providing green space and breathtaking waterways.
Do you want to spend part of your vacation outdoors? You may be happy to find out that the area has some nature preserves nearby.
Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos is a popular nature preserve found in Puerto Rico, North-Northeast of Ponce. The lake is the main draw for the people who visit the lake. Visitors tend to take kayaks and canoes out onto the water for some sun.
Be sure to look at the following chart for a list of nature preserves.
|Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Ponce|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.1 mi. Southeast of Central Ponce|
Visitors can visit one of the many parks in and around Ponce.
The parks worth looking into can be seen in the table below.
|Park||5.2 mi. Northeast of Central Ponce|
|Park||6.7 mi. Northwest of Central Los Llanos|
|Park||0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Penuelas|
|Park||4.1 mi. East of Central Yauco|
Another fun idea is to visit some of the more interesting area land formations. Other types of natural attractions in Ponce are provided in the chart below.
|Bay||3.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Ponce|
|Lake||3.6 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Ponce|
|Lagoon||4.3 mi. South West of Central Ponce|
Keep in mind that Ponce has other attractions. Click here to view our extended discussion of other interesting attractions for Ponce.
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