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 just outside the heart of the island of Puerto Rico, 13.5 miles west-southwest of Arecibo, Lago de Guajataca invites local customers and travelers who are lodging on this part of the island. Even if you aren't staying nearby, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time. It is 6.3 miles south of Quebradillas.

Nearby Restaurants

Visitors to this lake will have no problem finding a meal, since you will find a wide variety of food and beverage places within traveling distance. Pirate Of The Sea is a great location to fill up at before visiting this lake, and is the closest restaurant to it. Pirate Of The Sea is maybe around five and a half miles away, so check it out and eat up! Ada & Molli Cafe and Cafe Centro are additional restaurant choices nearby where you have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Puerto Rico culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other kinds of nearby attractions include Gozalandia, which is within driving range near Quebradillas. Furthermore, you can think about making the trip to Guajataca State Forest, which is another attraction in the area.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you 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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