Lago Caonillas was built in 1948 by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority as a reservoir from which to source hydroelectricity.
Positioned on the island of Puerto Rico, near Florida, Lago Caonillas happily welcomes local customers and vacationers who are rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Whether or not you're staying very close, you should consider dropping by to check it out. It's 3.2 miles east of Utuado.
Visitors to this lake will have no problem finding a meal, since you can find a wide variety of restaurants in this general area. Casa Grande Cafe, which serves Creole meals, is also the closest restaurant to this lake. The dining establishment is a slight distance off, but removed enough that you will probably want to arrange for having some mode of transportation to visit there. Aquarium Seafood and are some of the additional refreshment choices nearby where visitors will be able to enjoy the local foods and culture of Puerto Rico.
Active travelers that enjoy lakes, and would like to see others, should consider seeing Bosque Estatal De Río Abajo, which is another nearby attraction.and ; the first and closest of which is 2.9 miles to the south west of Lago Caonillas. Other nearby attractions include , which is three miles away Utuado. Furthermore, you can think about heading to
A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.
|--||3.1 mi. (0.5 km)||W||Utuado|
|Bosque Estatal De Río Abajo||--||6.6 mi. (7.5 km)||NW||4.7 mi. North of Utuado|
|Casa Canales Museum||Museum||7.3 mi. (16.6 km)||SE||10.3 mi. East-Southeast of Utuado|
|Taino Indian Ceremonial Center||Historic Site||8.2 mi. (8.2 km)||WNW||5.1 mi. West-Northwest of Utuado|
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