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.
Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos is located on the island of Puerto Rico, it's six miles (ten kilometers) to the north-northeast of Ponce.
After spending some time at the nature preserve you find your stomach stomach growling, there's any easy solution -- you'll discover an exceptionally large selection of food and drink providers in this area. The nearest restaurant to Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos is El Meson Sandwiches Ponce North, which has a menu full of American fare. The restaurant is only about three and a half miles from Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos, so grab a table and enjoy a meal. Also nearby, you and your group will come across eateries including Church's Chicken Coto Laurel and Lola's Eclectic Cuisine where you and your party may try out eclectic cuisine and experience the flavors of Puerto Rico.
Travelers who are a fan of nature preserves, and have the energy to view some others, should consider seeing Bosque Estatal De Toro Negro and ; the first of which is four and a half miles to the north of this nature preserve. There are at least one or two other places of interest in the area, including , which is one and a quarter miles away near Ponce. Also consider making the trip to Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center, which is another attraction not far away.
With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.
|--||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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