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Bottomless Lakes State Park

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Address: Box 1200 HC 12, Roswell, NM 88201-9128
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+1 575-624-6058

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Nice state park

We had an overnight here right next to the recreation lake and it was gorgeous. The weather was nice and the facilities were good. We had hook up and the site was relatively quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Glen C
Telford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we went out to the "bottomless lake" nice drive into the area, HOWEVER, i think someone drained the lake, cause you could definately see the bottom!!

Thank Craig B
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just what we were looking for. Not crowded or commercialized. Just a great little natural phenomenon Lake to be enjoyed by everyone including families with children. Already planning our next trip

Thank Randy B
Telford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an overnight here right next to the recreation lake and it was gorgeous. The weather was nice and the facilities were good. We had hook up and the site was relatively quiet so we had a peaceful stay. The following​ day we spent down by the lake chilling out and having a swim. It's a bit out of... More 

Thank Glen C
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful Campground! But the most disgusting bathrooms I've ever seen in a state park!!! 2 hosts don't clean! GROSS!!!

Thank Kate B
Mountain View, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I come to know from smaller hotel where I stayed that people visit this lake for Bird watch. I went with okay thoughts however I like this place and I can say one can spend some time on weekend when visiting Roswell.

1 Thank emmasmithmountain
Grapeland, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are fees depending on what you want to do. All we wanted was to see the area and lakes so we just drove through and stopped at viewing areas. The Lazy Lagoon is pretty depleted however Lea Lake recreational area was full. I can see families spending full days there worth the fee to do it. There is swimming... More 

Thank Connie C
Pinckneyville, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed stopping by this state park on our vacation. it was an unplanned stop but our hotel front desk clerk told us about it. The lakes were very beautiful. It was the off season so the beach wasn't open but the facilities looked nice.

Thank katierussell05
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dont bother, just a few ponds with nothing to look at really. This state park just has some small dirty ponds that really arnt worth visiting

Thank Andy P
New Berlin, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here one night and thought it was a nice park and the bottomless lakes were certainly neat to see. We stayed in a tent site and found it very easy to arrive when the office was closed and figure out how to pick a site & the cost of a site. We also enjoyed mountain biking at the... More 

Thank Oatgirl12
Roswell, New Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit in Roswell. We go there frequently during the summer. It has a nice spot to swim, dive, and paddleboat for a relaxing day in the sun. Bring your own lunch - this place is a few miles outside of town. Not the most updated amenities, but a great place to camp and hangout.

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