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Soda Dam

Jemez Springs, NM
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Type: Dams, Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Incline Village, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Interesting rock formations right on the road - easy access! You can climb around the area for an up close view.

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Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This was a nice, unplanned stop. My boys had a great time climbing on and crossing over the bridge formation. There are little cave like features where they crawled into and climbed on. The stream is beautiful and it's very pretty and peaceful. It is worth the stop.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great little spot to picnic, swim and enjoy. Drive is nice, peaceful, calming. No complaints!! Favorite childhood memory....

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Greensboro, Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is worth a stop--especially since you're going to be looking at it anyway as you drive by & it's much safer to stop! This is a land bridge created over a great deal of time by a natural soda spring.

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Tempe, Arizona
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Crawl up into little cave and see where spring comes out, looks like fish scales where minerals have deposited.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Be sure to see both sides of the dam. Rather unusual feature of a calcium carbonate dam with a fast moving stream.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Very cool formation! Stop and take a good look around. Little hot spring at side of road - didn't soak there though :)

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New Mexico, USA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

It's an interesting geological feature, and certainly worth a stop and walk around a bit. I have a feeling that in the summer it would be a great spot to take a dip.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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199 reviews 199 reviews
47 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Our son lived in Albuquerque for five years and my wife and I visited him and toured the area quite a few times while he lived there. We really enjoy Jemez Springs and the surrounding area and whenever we visit, we stop at the Soda Dam. Why not- it’s right on the main road to Jemez Springs, there’s no charge,... More

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Jemez Springs, NM
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Soda Dam is located at the north end of the Village of Jemez Springs, New Mexico. The Jemez River flows through this unique travertine limestone formation. A must see when traveling through the heart of the Jemez!

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