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You cannot help but notice Soda Dam while driving along Route 4; you don't have to go out of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grandville, MI
Soda Dam

Soda Dam, a natural rock formation, is located near Jemez Springs, NM--an hour north of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Antonio, Texas
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Jemez Springs, NM
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You cannot help but notice Soda Dam while driving along Route 4; you don't have to go out of the way at all.. Just a 15 minute pause in your driving is all you need to view it You can walk about a city block's...More

Thank DWbiker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Soda Dam, a natural rock formation, is located near Jemez Springs, NM--an hour north of Albuquerque. Over the ages, a cold water stream has eaten away at the "dam" and the water flows through it. On the other side of the road, there is hot...More

Thank r0n946
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It's literally right by the pull off. Pretty cool to see and take a few nice photos. Not for small kids. Cold running water.

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We were driving up to the Caldera when we passed by Soda Dam we made it a point to stop by on the way back. If you are not a fan of a sulphur oder then this might not be a place for you. Me...More

Thank Vince M
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This place reminded us of Yellowstone. We were really amazed at the rich red color of the water. The rock formations were fascinating.

Thank Rick j
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This natural formation is located right off the highway. People climb all over the structure. It was a welcome stop on our journey.

Thank charles6346
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The entire drive on New Mexico route 4 is beautiful and full of interesting things to see and do. Soda dam is a natural mineral formation along the Jemez river, just north of Jemez Springs. The river and scenery are lovely. You just park on...More

1  Thank TaliaRoo
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My son and I said climbed inside the cave. Was amazed to see all the running water. I forgot in New Mexico there is a lot of water in certain places.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Off Route 4 and there are parking spaces right next to the Jemez Soda Dam and a larger lot to the left. I came during school break so the place was busy with families. Ideal for pictures and some people even crawled inside the tiny...More

2  Thank move2wonder
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We just got a glimps of this going down the road and decided to stop. Thank goodness we did. Such a beauty!! You can see the small falls through the calcium rocks. My husband was able to crawl on top of the rocks so we...More

1  Thank Allison R
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