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.


San Cristobol Canyon is situated near the heart of the island of Puerto Rico; it's 9.8 miles to the 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

Of course, one of the most enjoyable options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is enjoying food at a restaurant within traveling distance of San Cristobol Canyon. Barney Pizza, which serves Italian food, is also the most convenient dining option from the waterfall. Cafe Victoria and Cafeteraa Michy are a couple other food and drink options near San Cristobol Canyon where travelers will have the chance to enjoy the local cuisine in Puerto Rico.

Nearby Attractions

Additional nearby attractions include Toro Verde Nature Adventure Park, which is within traveling range in Orocovis. Furthermore, you can think about checking out Plaza De Cayey, which is another attraction nearby.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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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