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Worth the effort to see!

One of my absolute favorite things to see on the King's Palace tour (must be scheduled and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
melsbells88
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Pueblo, Colorado
Just gorgeous

You'll see this on the King's Palace Tour ($8 and ranger guided). Be sure to take the time and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LSUTraveller
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Denham Springs, Louisiana
via mobile
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Lake in Carlsbad Caverns with stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of my absolute favorite things to see on the King's Palace tour (must be scheduled and purchased separately). The color of the water was an unreal combo of blue, green and turquoise (which I know is technically a combination of blue and green but...More

Thank melsbells88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You'll see this on the King's Palace Tour ($8 and ranger guided). Be sure to take the time and effort to do this. The pool is so clear and serene. Hard to believe it's 8 ft. Deep.

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Look for this when you are on the Big Room Tour. This is just one of the little things in this huge room. The lake is pretty spectacular on its own, it is just overwhelmed by all of the other great things in the room.

Thank bcreff
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

You go by this at the end of the Kings Palace tour. It was a neat sighting, very clear lake. It's a little smaller than I expected, but a very cool thing to see. Not something I would necessarily go out of my way to...More

Thank Brenna R
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This lake was beautiful. It looked very clear and you could see straight to the bottom. They said that it was 8 feet deep, but it only looked like it was three or four feet deep. It is wonderful. We didn't notice it when we...More

Thank LaceUp23
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This lake is formed by water that drips through the above 750 feet of ground. There are strange looking decorations around the lake. These are formed by water with silicia in it sliding down the rocks and into the lake.

Thank John G
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Green Lake is seen from an overlook near the end of the self-guided Natural Entrance Tour or up-close during the ranger-guided King’s Palace Tour. The water is amazingly clear and all of the details of the cave floor underneath it can be clearly seen; however,...More

2  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was part of a tour. When we got to the Green Lake, it seemed empty. The guide said that the lake looked empty because the water was so clear. Someone on the tour asked a question and the guide said that during the "Cold...More

1  Thank djfluth
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Why does this have it's own page? This can be viewed on a trail while on a tour at Carlsbad Caverns.

Thank western u
Reviewed 16 August 2013

This small lake is so lovely and very green, but the water is very clear and you can see all of the way to the bottom!!!

4  Thank Carla A
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