Peñol - Guatapé Reservoir

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Peñol - Guatapé Reservoir

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Peñol - Guatapé Reservoir

62 kilometres east of Medellin travellers find a reflecting pool where they can fish and ride jet skis and boats. It is the Peñol - Guatapé reservoir, a dam built in the late 1970s in which 6,365 hectares which was flooded, covering the town of Peñol. The dam can store water between May and November for use in the summer.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Families and generally all visitors find many options for fun and entertainment in Medellin. Sites abound here as museums, libraries and public parks.