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Blue Hole

Address: 1085 Blue Hole Rd., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Popular scuba diving spot in an artisan-fed quarry that measures approximately 60 feet in diameter...
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Type: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: 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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Cleburne, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Really neat, albeit small, swimming/diving hole. Looks like it's been stocked with koi. There were scuba divers getting ready for a night dive. That was fun to watch. Can't wait to come back when there's not snow on the ground.

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Buffalo, Wyoming
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It's just off i40 on a long stretch in New Mexico. This place is so cool and unique. Definitely worth seeing for the fact that it's such a random thing to find in this area. Water is very clear, refreshing, and deep. Jumping off that rock is actually a little scary when you get up there, but alot of fun... More 

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Greenwood, Arkansas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stopping in Santa Rosa during a road trip, we were surprised to find an attraction called the Blue Hole. It was advertised on the billboards & the lady at the hotel provided additional information. It is a beautiful small hole of water used for diving/swimming. The colors are gorgeous. I only wish the man-made stuff was not in the water... More 

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Monroe, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

As a non scuba diver I would rate this attraction as poor, not much to see. Maybe it's cool if you scuba in it, I don't know. It did pass a few minutes of our time while we waited for our car repairs to be done.

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New York City, New York
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

On a whim we decided to drive out to Santa Rosa to check out Blue Hole and what a treat! It was neat to see that the blue spring water was actually warm to the touch, considering it was freezing (we were bundled up in our winter wear). If I'm ever there again I'd definitely stop again with a bathing... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

1st always amazing to find freezing cold hole with water in New Mexico in July. I love adventitious things so this sounded right up my alley!! Yes it was fun to stop and change into a bathing suit and jump a few times into FREEZING TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY WATER!!! But the down side is someone is charging a fee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

After traveling three days we found this beautiful spring to rekindle our spirit! Ain't nature great

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Guangzhou, China
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Bring your snorkel or your scuba gear and dive into the Blue Hole. This natural lake is very deep and fun to explore. It is a very strange place to find something so unusual in the middle of the desert.

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Torquay, Devon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Pretty water hole, very deep and blue, no one else around, pretty for photographs, unique. Would be good to experience diving there.

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Rosedale, Mississippi, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had no idea what the Blue Hole was. We enjoyed seeing it and learning about it. It was worth the time to check it out. It was a short side trip but worth it.

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