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.
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 where you and your group might test out eclectic meals and experience the Puerto Rico culture.
Active travelers that enjoy lakes, and are interested in visiting others, might check out Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos, which is a few hundred yards away near Ponce. Also, you might think about heading to , which is another attraction not far away.and ; the first of which is two miles to the southeast of this lake. There are other activities in the area, including
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.
|Bosque Estatal De Cerrillos||--||0.2 mi. (9.9 km)||W||6.1 mi. North-Northeast of Ponce|
|--||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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