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Fun Little Place

Just outside of Jemez Springs is the Soda Dam. It’s not actually a dam. But rather a place that... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Interesting Attraction

Just pull off the road and you will see the falls casading behind this rock formation. We took a... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
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Photogenic but small, these springs give off a strong sulfur smell.
Jemez Springs, NM
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

My friend climbed out on the rock. Great waterfall; beautiful scenic. Good for kids to climb around on too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jill M
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Just outside of Jemez Springs is the Soda Dam. It’s not actually a dam. But rather a place that forces the water into a small outlet and falls. The ‘Soda Dam’ was formed by the action of the hot springs in the area. The formation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Just pull off the road and you will see the falls casading behind this rock formation. We took a photo just to the left of the fall. Very easy to get to!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Trip777399
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We didn't know anything about this but happened across Soda Dam on the side of the road we were traveling on. We went down to the small falls and also took time to do a little rock scrambling. Nice photos and fun place to spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jane_A60
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Nav1go
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SilverFox925
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

Date of experience: December 2017
5  Thank jbwhitehouse
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rickj148
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Trickstersawpix
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.

Date of experience: October 2016
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October 17, 2018|
Response from MikeB1952 | Reviewed this property |
Soda Dam is just outside Jemez Springs NM which is about 250 miles from Raton going through Santa Fe. It's shorter if you want to go the back way through Taos and Los Alamos.