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“Where's the rain????” 2 of 5 stars
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Grindstone Lake
Grindstone Canyon Rd, Ruidoso, NM
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Ranked #11 of 17 attractions in Ruidoso
Type: Bodies of Water
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Keller, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Where's the rain????”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We were so excited to see the lake, and when we got there, it looked like a pond. Not sure how many feet down the lake is, but I would guess at least 30 foot down. So sad.

Visited June 2013
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Clovis, New Mexico, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Sad during a drought”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This could be a nice place if NM would just get some more rain. Right now it is just a sad reminder of how dry it has been for so long. My heart goes out to this area.

Visited June 2013
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Ruidoso
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“nice little hidden place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I took my kids to grindstone and we really enjoyed it I wish that I had my camera at the time they played and had a great time. The funnest thing for them was watching people catch fish it isn't the biggest lake but it was the most fun we have had in a long time!

Visited December 2012
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good day hike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Real close drive from downtown. We wanted to do a day hike near some water. This turned out to be perfect. Around half a dozen people were out fishing from the shore. It's a relatively small lake, so didn't take long to follow the trail around the lake. Saw about 8 deer.

Visited February 2013
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