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.


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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.

Positioned near the center of the island of Puerto Rico, San Cristobol Canyon always welcomes local residents and visitors rooming on this part of the island. Regardless of whether or not you're staying particularly close, you should consider dropping by to check it out. It is 9.8 miles west-northwest of Cayey.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending some time exploring the area is chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of the waterfall. Barney Pizza, which serves Italian meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this waterfall. Also within a short distance, you will encounter options such as Cafe Victoria and Cafeteraa Michy so hopefully, at least one of these close by restaurants will satiate the entire party.

Nearby Attractions

Additional nearby activities include Toro Verde Nature Adventure Park, which is within traveling distance in Orocovis. Also, you might consider making the trip to Plaza De Cayey, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Waterfalls are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

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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