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Blue Hole

1085 Blue Hole Rd, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2535
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Nice cheap quick stop, or day family water park picnic

If you are a good swimmer and particularly if you are a diver or like to learn diving, this is an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beautifully Clear pool

We stopped off here whilst travelling Route 66. A beautiful natural wonder that is worth... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scuba diving” (29 reviews)
“clear water” (21 reviews)
“year round” (14 reviews)
1085 Blue Hole Rd, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2535
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are a good swimmer and particularly if you are a diver or like to learn diving, this is an excellent opportunity..... the water is clean and cold (61F year around). It is 80 feet deep, so do not attempt to swim unless you...More

1  Thank TOURtheWORLDMexPal
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped off here whilst travelling Route 66. A beautiful natural wonder that is worth seeing. It is always a constant temperature, but for me it was just a bit too chilly!! My partner decided he had to have a dip though and said it...More

1  Thank Mandyw30
Reviewed 6 days ago

On a hot day the Blue Hole would be and extremely refreshing place to cool off. It would be a good location for scuba training or a check-out dive. You can park on the street for free or pay $5.00 fee to park close to...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stunning to look at. A wee bit too cold for the little ones but that was expected. Would come back again.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The blue hole itself: clear water, somewhat interesting little spot. Really is just a blue hole that popped out of the ground. Worth the $5 to get in. The "no seatbelt" trap the local police pull on you: not worth it. After spending 20 minutes...More

3  Thank geoffreyhurner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have traveled this road and never knew it was here. Most travel guides don't mention it. There was a $5 fee to park which I assume in part pays for the lifeguards on site. The water was cold clear and everything promised. There were...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The water was cold but refreshing and beautiful! We had a fun time here with our children and would recommend it to other families!

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the exception of the nearby water park-like area, the Blue Hole isn't really anything to see unless you are snorkeling or scuba diving. The Albuquerque dive and recovery team were putting some time in while we were there.

Thank paramedic952016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing this in 2 different travel magazines and having it recommended by friends of ours, this was absolutely on our must see list for New Mexico. We honestly were underwhelmed by it. Perhaps all the hype had us expecting more, but we were definitely...More

1  Thank Phillitravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't want to swim (62 degrees? BRRRR), but wanted to see the spring. Worth the trip! Beautiful! Look for the fish! If I were of the mind to get my SCUBA certificate, I would certainly do it here. The little "river" that flows away...More

Thank OCEquestrian
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Haze S
Is there a fee to use the obstacle course on the lake side? Also do they rent or provide life jackets?
21 June 2017|
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Response from ourboysmom | Reviewed this property |
The blue hole is separate from that area. No life jackets. I'm not sure about Lake
Is there a place to park an RV nearby for a quick visit?
31 March 2017|
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Response from Craig L | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can park just down the road .
is the blue hole pet friendly?
8 January 2017|
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Response from Craig L | Reviewed this property |
Yes as long as you keep them on a lead.