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Soda Dam Hot Springs

Jemez Springs, NM
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Great photo op

Mid afternoon or slightly later should put the Sun in the perfect place to light the water. Not... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Nav1go
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Virginia
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Beautiful Water Fall!

Soda Dam is located right along the road and it is easy to climb down to. People and dogs loved... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
SilverFox925
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Los Angeles, California
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Photogenic but small, these springs give off a strong sulfur smell.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Mid afternoon or slightly later should put the Sun in the perfect place to light the water. Not much room to stop on the westbound side but make the effort.

1  Thank Nav1go
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Soda Dam is located right along the road and it is easy to climb down to. People and dogs loved it. The rock formations are pretty awesome and can easily be climbed. There are little 'caverns' where you can just sit and soak up 'nature'....More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

I have read about the Soda Dam Hot Springs and wanted to go before, but it never worked out until now. We went in December, so I wasn't sure it would be worthwhile--too cold to dip toes in the water. But it was worth it....More

3  Thank jbwhitehouse
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

This place reminded us of Yellowstone. It is an easy stop along the side of the road. Don't just drive by. Get out of the car and explore.

Thank Rick j
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Pull off on the side of the road and just listen to the gorgeous waterfall...absolutely beautiful on the drive up the mountain. Hopefully it won't be pouring next time I am that direction.

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Reviewed June 15, 2017

We were in the area so we stopped to check out the Soda Dam. It is right on the highway so there is not much walking required to see. It is worth stopping but I would not out of my way to see it.

Thank travelerkent
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

This was a short but quick stop along the beautiful cruse on Route 4. Nothing much more than a small dam, water falls or dam overflow and neat rock geology.

Thank 007BigBlue
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

This natural geological formation is both a curiosity and a great learning tool for all ages. The dam is in fact damming up the waters of the Jemez river, with an overflow waterfall that is quite impressive for it's size. The hot springs that seep...More

2  Thank Charles H
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

A nice example of ongoing geologic processes. Here you can actualy feel (smell and touch) the volcanic aktivity. If you drive along, you should definitly stop there for a short view.

Thank ACSforever
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Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Great geological spot nice place to stretch your legs, also a great place to pose for pictures very beautiful

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Thank mountains74
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