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Address: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
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Lake in Carlsbad Caverns with stalactites and stalagmites.

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Why does this have it's own page? This can be viewed on a trail while on a tour at Carlsbad Caverns.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 27, 2015
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Marysville, Washington
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Marysville, Washington
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329 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Why does this have it's own page? This can be viewed on a trail while on a tour at Carlsbad Caverns.

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Salem, Oregon
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This small lake is so lovely and very green, but the water is very clear and you can see all of the way to the bottom!!!

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Colorado
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424 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The Green Lake is on the way through the Natural Entrance at the caverns and can be a bit difficult to really see much except for the dark water on top. Bright flashlights are needed here, and this can be a really difficult spot for photographers to take decent photos.

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Omaha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Since the packing and hidden dangers categories seem to have vanished, I thought I'd put some random advice here. First, Green Lake - You'll see it if you go in through the Natural Entrance. It's a nicely decorated chamber that would be considered spectacular in any other cave. Lots of small formations, no big superstar. There's a bed where the... More 

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Arizona
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41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

It seems as if the pollution that happened in Yellowstone happened here with people throwing things into the pools and thus the minerals reacting w/ the items in the water. It is sad.

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