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Address: Jemez Springs, NM

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Unusual Natural Dam

This natural Dam formation on the Jemez River is right along the highway with a parking pullout. It is an easy walk to get a close look and photos. It worth a stop just to see the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Colleen L
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Vancouver
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Hillsboro, NM
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Both rock and softness. Fascinating natural sculpture. Appears to be melting in place.Great place to tuck in for a photo. Along the highway north of Jemez Springs.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped here along one of the most beautiful drives we have ever been on. The soda dam was kinda crowded, with alot of swimmers, people hiking around and climbing the dam. I really enjoyed the stop!

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This natural Dam formation on the Jemez River is right along the highway with a parking pullout. It is an easy walk to get a close look and photos. It worth a stop just to see the amazing work of nature.

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Conway, Arkansas
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We probably weren't there for more than 15 minutes but a fun stop on the way to Battleship Rock. The sulphur smell was definitely present but my son enjoyed the quick stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

very interesting formation....fun to climb around on, it's nice that visitors are able to get close and see it.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place was recommended to me by someone who had been here but I honestly don't know why. It was too crowded, smelled like rotten eggs and the water looked dirty. Although it was right off NM4 it was not not easy to find other than the sudden mass of cars nearby.

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Hobbs, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is so hard to describe but it is so spectacular! The rocks and the water make such a beautiful creation! We visited with our kids recently and they loved the little cave areas, plus the beautiful little waterfall. I recommend this on a drive up Jemez Mountain, where everything will take your breath away!

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Irving, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There is nothing much to do at the place except take a few shots of the natural dam. The river was too muddy so you cannot get in it.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Soda Dam is a naturally occurring rock passageway for the Jemez River located just north of Jemez Springs, New Mexico on the east side of New Mexico Highway 4. It's worth a five-minute stop and look, but not much more.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a great stop while you are driving to the Jemez Springs area. It's right off the road, with plenty of parking. It smells like sulfur, and you can see that the caves are still being formed with the water dripping.

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Address: Jemez Springs, NM
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Jemez Springs

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