San Cristobol Canyon

Named as one of the Top 10 Natural Wonders of Puerto Rico, San Cristobal Canyon is the only canyon on the island.

The San Cristobol Canyon is nine kilometers long and features several cliffs with carvings that look like human faces.


Located on the island of Puerto Rico, San Cristobol Canyon welcomes local residents and visitors lodging on this part of the island or close by. Regardless of whether or not you're staying nearby, you should consider stopping by to check out the sights. It's 9.8 miles west-northwest of Cayey.

To reach San Cristobal Canyon from San Juan, take Highway 52 south. Exit at Cayey and continue on road Number 1 south bound towards Salinas. Take a right onto Panoramic Rout 7722, and at the first intersection in La Sierra take a left towards La Piedra Degetau. Make a right towards town at the first stop sign, then drive until you reach Aibonito. From there, take Road 14 and make a right onto the 162. Follow the signs.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous eateries to pick from in the community surrounding San Cristobol Canyon. The most nearby eatery to San Cristobol Canyon is Barney Pizza, which has a menu full of Italian fare. Cafe Victoria and Cafeteraa Michy are additional refreshment choices nearby where travelers will have the chance to enjoy the local foods and culture of Puerto Rico.

Nearby Attractions

Additional local attractions include Toro Verde Nature Adventure Park, which is within driving distance in Orocovis. Furthermore, you can consider visiting Plaza De Cayey, which is another attraction in the area.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near San Cristobol Canyon
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Toro Verde Nature Adventure Park Other Attraction 7.3 mi. (27.2 km) NW Orocovis
Plaza De Cayey -- 9.5 mi. (0.7 km) ESE Cayey
Parque Jesus M. Freire -- 9.5 mi. (7.3 km) E Cidra
Parque Del Pino Villalba -- 11.3 mi. (20.7 km) W 12.9 mi. Northeast of Ponce

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Location: Puerto Rico


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