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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 4 weeks ago
western u
Marysville, Washington
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Marysville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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.

2 Thank divemoreworkless
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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 

12 Thank cabros
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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.

2 Thank almaanne

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