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Good Free Spot

It's free, so you can't beat the price! It is a cool little spot, great for just a stop to stretch... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Loretta K
A gem in New Mexico

Well worth the detour from the main thoroughfare. Try to go in the evening or weekend when the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colin B
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“clear water”(22 reviews)
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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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1085 Blue Hole Rd, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2535
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's free, so you can't beat the price! It is a cool little spot, great for just a stop to stretch you legs while traveling or to chill for a while. If you don't dive yourself, you can still enjoy sitting around the hole and...More

Thank Loretta K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Never seen anything like it...oasis..worth the stop...regret not jumping in...61 degrees wee bit too nippy!

Thank rkoenig973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great surprise to find in the middle of New Mexico. Be sure and plan ahead with a suit and maybe even dive gear!

Thank SantaRon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful spot! I have never seen such blue clear water! Just a short detour off I-40 well worth the drive.

Thank nanajan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful surprise! My granddaughter loved jumping into this "blue hole". Life guards were on duty. It was not crowded. A nice break from our cross country travel.

Thank Lilautivie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the detour from the main thoroughfare. Try to go in the evening or weekend when the scuba divers are there. It's fascinating to watch them.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a beautiful little spot. I think it is $5 to park. The "hole" itself is small and the water temp I believe is in the 60s, but it is beautiful and quite refreshing to see the oasis in the desert. Maybe not great to...More

Thank Charlsie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place! A natural freshwater deep pool that was a fantastic place in which to swim - although cold. Jumping from the rocks into the deep water was great. A lifeguard was on duty. Extremely good value for money. Highly recommended.

Thank FitziD
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This natural phenomenon is amazing. It’s a recreational spot for those willing to brave the cold water. Located on the original Route 66, it’s easy to imagine weary travelers bouncing down the dirt road to this oasis.

Thank texhills
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Was a great place to walk around and take pics. Beautiful area and a neat thing to see and fun to watch the divers.

Thank lauren s
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Robert R
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Joey B | Reviewed this property |
I'd guess that there is camping nearby but not directly at the attraction.
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rlinda54
August 19, 2018|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
9 or 10 am.
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kloeselfamily
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Joey B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on a leash.
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