Lago Cerrillos

Lago Cerrillos is a man-made lake that took the latter half of the 1980s and the first two years of the 90s to complete.

Although the main purpose of the lake is not recreation, the surrounding areas have developed into a park for hiking, barbecues, camping, fishing, and kayaking.


Lago Cerrillos is found near the heart of the island of Puerto Rico; it is 6.2 miles to the north-northeast of Ponce.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to pick from in the community immediately near Lago Cerrillos. El Meson Sandwiches Ponce North, which has a menu full of American meals, is also the most convenient dining option from this lake. El Meson Sandwiches Ponce North is only around three and a half miles away, so grab a table and eat up! Also within reach, you'll come across eateries such as Church's Chicken Coto Laurel and King's Cream where you and your group might test out eclectic meals and experience the Puerto Rico culture.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy lakes, and are interested in visiting others, might check out Lago Numero Uno and Lago Numero Dos; the first of which is two miles to the southeast of this lake. There are other activities in the area, including Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos, which is a few hundred yards away near Ponce. Also, you might think about heading to Luis A. Wito Morales Park, which is another attraction not far away.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near Lago Cerrillos
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos -- 0.2 mi. (9.9 km) W 6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Ponce
Luis A. Wito Morales Park -- 1.3 mi. (8.3 km) S 5.2 mi. Northeast of Ponce
Tibes Indian Ceremonial Center -- 4.3 mi. (3.9 km) SW 2.5 mi. North of Ponce
Bosque Estatal De Toro Negro -- 4.7 mi. (17.4 km) N 10.8 mi. North-Northeast of Ponce

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