Lago de Guajataca

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Created in 1929 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Lago de Guajataca is a reservoir named for the Taino name for the town in which the lake is located.

Lago de Guajata receives water flow from the Guajataca River and not only serves as the provider for water for northwest Puerto Rico residents, but is also a great fishing spot. The land surrounding the lake is often used for camping.


Located on the island of Puerto Rico, 13.5 miles west-southwest of Arecibo, Lago de Guajataca always welcomes local customers and travelers lodging on this part of the island or close by. Regardless of whether or not you are staying nearby, you are free to stop by to check out the sights. It's 6.3 miles south of Quebradillas.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of eateries to pick from in the community immediately near this body of water. The most proximate eatery to Lago de Guajataca is Pirate Of The Sea, an ideal location to have a bite to eat at before spending time at Lago de Guajataca. It is maybe around five and a half miles away, so check it out and eat up! Ada & Molli Cafe and Cafe Centro are some more restaurant options within reach of this outdoor attraction visitors will be able to give your taste buds a treat and enjoy the Puerto Rico scene.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find a couple other activities in the area, including Gozalandia, which is within traveling distance near Quebradillas. You might want to also think about heading over to Guajataca State Forest, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Lago de Guajataca
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Gozalandia GeoFeature 4.3 mi. (13.1 km) WSW 8.2 mi. South-Southwest of Quebradillas
Guajataca State Forest -- 4.6 mi. (7.7 km) NW 4.8 mi. South West of Quebradillas
Parque Las Cavernals Rio Camuy -- 6.4 mi. (15.9 km) SE 9.9 mi. West-Northwest of Utuado
Recursos Historicos Museo De Lares Museum 6.6 mi. (19.2 km) SSE Lares

Location: Puerto Rico


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