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Address: 1085 Blue Hole Rd., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
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Activities: Scuba diving
Description: Popular scuba diving spot in an artisan-fed quarry that measures...
Popular scuba diving spot in an artisan-fed quarry that measures approximately 60 feet in diameter and 80 feet in depth.
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Nice for a dip

We didn't take the time to swim, but enjoyed seeing others diving, cliff jumping and swimming in the stream. Interesting stop right in town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We visited the blue hole last week and we are still talking about it! The water was freezing! We jumped off the high cliff (the adults) and my 7 and 11 year olds did the small jump. What a blast! The lake next door has a kids obstacle course and they loved it. Was a great break from driving! FUN!

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were passing by, an thought why not have a look ? It's OK, but unless you want a swim, not a lot too see. Probably a good place for diver training.

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Lubbock, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Santa Rosa Blue Hole is a great place for diving regardless of whether you are just training for your open water certification or going back for advanced training. With a constant water temp of 64 degrees from the spring fed entrance 81 feet below, you can swim or dive all year long. The city provides hot water showers and... More 

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We didn't take the time to swim, but enjoyed seeing others diving, cliff jumping and swimming in the stream. Interesting stop right in town.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is an amazing natural wonder. It is a 25 mt. deep round shape hole filled with water. Beautiful surrounding and very interesting. There were two divers while we were strolling around. The jumping points on the rocks and a concrete jumping board makes it very entertaining. There is a lake near for families to swim and picnic. Fun place.

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The Blue Hole is an 81' deep artesian spring, an incredible bit of outdoor beauty. Open to the public, scuba divers come here to practice diving. (There are caves way down below that used to be great to explore but they are closed off to divers now. But you can still dive straight down 81' which is incredible. I you... More 

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Franklin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This place is no frills and the patrons can be trashy (lots of prison tats, chain smokers and missing teeth). However, for only $5, a car full of people can dive into a natural spring, fed from the same source as the Carlsbad Caverns. The clear blue water is very clean because it constantly circulates from the earth. It's 60... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

What a neat place and there was no fee to park . Took a dip and watched locals come with their families and take a dip for around 15 or 20 minutes then leave. Such a gem for this town. Crystal clear water, deep blue, 62 degrees so it is best just to dive in , no inching in this... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We made a stop in Santa Rosa just for this experience. The water is crystal blue and beautiful. The water is 61 degrees year round so on a nice hot spring day it was nice, but yet it was still enough to shock your body. There are lifeguards on duty if you don't feel you're a strong swimmer. There is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were just passing through Santa Rosa and thought it would be be a nice pit stop. I had read about it on here and it said free to look but that was not the case. It was a $5 parking fee. If you are staying in Santa Rosa that would be well worth the cost but just to go... More 

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Address: Address: 1085 Blue Hole Rd., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa

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