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Address: Jemez Springs, NM
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Nature, gotta love it!

Sure it stinks, but that's why it exists, it's formed from the natural hot springs that MAKE the area so unique! If you're in the area, stop & take it in!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
GPZachary
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Magnolia, Texas
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Magnolia, Texas
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223 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Sure it stinks, but that's why it exists, it's formed from the natural hot springs that MAKE the area so unique! If you're in the area, stop & take it in!

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Thank GPZachary
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is just off highway 4. Very unusual geological water place. It is going east of Jemez Springs. Well worth stopping to see.

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Thank Mo M
Riverside, California
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Mother nature is amazing. To see the water flowing and being able to touch the water and climb on the rocks to view this spectacular fall was amazing

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Thank lilflint3
Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Cool stop on the way to Santa Fe. Don't forget to check out the hot spring across the road from the Soda Dam.

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Thank Peggy W
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is a pretty water fall in the Jemez river. You can pull off to the side of the road and take pictures, climb around and even go into a small cave on the front of the dam/water fall and feel the hot sulfur spring water. This is on the way from Albuquerque to Los Alamos through the little mountain... More 

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Greenville, SC
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

The water falling through the rocks, no, I mean literally THROUGH the rocks, is something I have not seen before. It is interesting but not worth going far out of the way to see. I understand the water is from hot springs below, but I did not venture down the steep slope to check.

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Thank ClassyChasis
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

It's a little hard to get down to, and you can't get in, but it's beautiful!!! My husband says they used to dive off the top and ride the falls down....crazy!

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Thank Teresa R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Beautiful area to visit. great scenery with an adventurous easy trail to explore and enjoy. Very easy access!

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This one is easy to miss as we didn't see any signage. Worth the stop to see one of nature's true curiosities.

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Thank PKay6213
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

There are many things to see in Jemez, but this is definitely a must! If you walk to the right about a mile up, you can see a waterfall also. It is not too far up. This is just the beginning but such a beauty.

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