Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos

Focused around the lake and dam, Bosque Estatal de Cerrillos, (Cerrillos State Forest) offers guests various activities involving the lake and the small forest surrounding it.

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. However, there are also a few hiking trails that you can take if you wanted toe explore the coastal part of the lake more.


Located on the island of Puerto Rico, Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos invites local residents and vacationers rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Even if you are not staying in this location, you are free to stop by to enjoy a great time. If you're wondering, Ponce is six miles (ten kilometers) to the south-southwest.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be having food at a restaurant within traveling distance of Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos. The most nearby eatery to Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos is El Meson Sandwiches Ponce North, which serves up American fare. It is only about three and a half miles away, so grab a table and place your order. Also within a short distance, you and your group will come across options including Church's Chicken Coto Laurel and Lola's Eclectic Cuisine where you and your party should try a bit of eclectic fare and enjoy the culture of Puerto Rico.

Nearby Attractions

Those who like wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, should consider seeing Bosque Estatal De Toro Negro and Bosque Estatal De Tres Picachos; the first is 4.7 miles to the north of this page's attraction. You'll find some other places of interest in the area, including Luis A. Wito Morales Park, which is one and a quarter miles away near Ponce. Also, you might think about heading over to Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center, which is another attraction nearby.

A wildlife reservation is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in Puerto Rico. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Luis A. Wito Morales Park -- 1.3 mi. (8.3 km) S 5.2 mi. Northeast of Ponce
Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center -- 4.2 mi. (3.9 km) SW 2.5 mi. North of Ponce
Hacienda Buena Vista Historic Site 4.9 mi. (9.3 km) W 5.8 mi. North-Northwest of Ponce
Museo Castillo Serralles Museum 5.6 mi. (1.1 km) SSW 0.7 mi. North of Ponce

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Location: PR-139, Puerto Rico


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