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.


Set near the middle of the island of Puerto Rico, Lago Cerrillos welcomes local residents and visitors who are lodging on this part of the island or nearby. Whether or not you're staying in this location, you should think about stopping by to check it out. It is 6.2 miles north-northeast of Ponce.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most enjoyable options while spending some time exploring the area is sharing fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this lake. El Meson Sandwiches Ponce North, which offers American meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. El Meson Sandwiches Ponce North is just about three and a half miles away, so check it out and enjoy a meal. Also within a short distance, you will encounter eateries such as Church's Chicken Coto Laurel and King's Cream where you and your party should be sure to sample eclectic dishes and enjoy the culture of Puerto Rico.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that are a fan of lakes, and are interested in visiting others, might consider seeing Lago Numero Uno and Lago Numero Dos; the first of which is 2.0 miles away from this lake. You'll find a couple other attractions in the area, including Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos, which is a few hundred yards away near Ponce. Also, you might consider visiting Luis A. Wito Morales Park, which is another nearby attraction.

Lakes are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in Puerto Rico. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

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

Location: Puerto Rico


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