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Bottomless Lakes State Park

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Box 1200 HC 12, Roswell, NM 88201-9128
+1 575-624-6058
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The Lake is beautiful.The campgrounds are ok. We stayed for 2days,and walked around the area.The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Beautiful park

We only had a short visit but this area was beautiful. The campground looked very nice. I bet the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer D
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“lea lake” (40 reviews)
“paddle boats” (21 reviews)
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Box 1200 HC 12, Roswell, NM 88201-9128
+1 575-624-6058
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lake is beautiful.The campgrounds are ok. We stayed for 2days,and walked around the area.The showers were ok. We might go back sometime.Great for family camping.

1  Thank ANNE R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only had a short visit but this area was beautiful. The campground looked very nice. I bet the beach is great in the summer. They have a small but informative visitor center with restrooms. Make sure you wear bug spray, they definitely had mosquitoes....More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being raised in the Roswell area, this park was a regular stop in the summer. Though there have been added camping areas and paved roads, the old park building are in need of TLC. Since this was the off season, I don't know if there...More

Thank Kenaijohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm from South Texas. The ONLY salt water I've ever seen is the Gulf. It's always murky and dark. So when my friend took me to Bottomless Lakes I stood in amazement staring down at my feet while I was waist deep in the water....More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located a bit outside of Roswell, NM, but it's a really pretty area. The "lakes" are apparently actually sinkholes ranging from 17 to 90 feet deep with a color that makes them appear bottomless. The campgrounds are quite nice --both tents and RVs...More

Thank CMN14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has a visitor center 2 trails, a short half a mile wetland trail near the campground and a longer 3.5 mile biking and walking trail above the campground. Swimming, bathrooms and hookpus. The visitor center may not always be opened, but there are...More

1  Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We drove up to the Bottomless Lake State Park and it was fun to see the rock formations and the beautiful views of the lake. We did a little hiking while there as well.

Thank linadvil
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Went to Roswell to see my daughter play the harp in the Roswell Symphony. While there went to Bottomless Lakes with the grand-kids. There are some great hiking trails here. We were able to get our daily 6 mile hike in here. Went to the...More

Thank lowemanc
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful time. I went with my daughter, her husband and two of my grandchildren. Aside from the flies( which are everywhere) it was really nice and somewhat peaceful. I enjoyed watching everyone just relax. A great place locally to just hang out.

Thank mstrish2014
Reviewed August 14, 2017

No alcohol allowed per sign at Lea Lake campground. No ground fires – I don’t know if this means you can bring an outdoor fireplace but the camp hosts had firewood and one had a visible portable fireplace. Odd layout without much privacy. Very quiet....More

2  Thank NSimoneL
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Crissy B
May 24, 2017|
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Response from Kate B | Reviewed this property |
That's correct! Only grills so no campfires. It does take away from the camping experience...
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Russell K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no there are no gift shops there. Across from the UFO museum is a very good one but it has mostly alien items. Your best bet is get as many pictures as you can. Go above the lake to the look out and that is the best... More
January 10, 2017|
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Response from hughrhine | Reviewed this property |
Yes they charge, As I recall it was in the neighborhood of $20. Given my wife's need to run an o2 machine we have to be where there is electric, so we generally end up paying more than someone able to dry camp.