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Blue Hole

1085 Blue Hole Rd, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2535
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beautiful gem

A beautiful little park in this small town recommended by the desk clerk. It was a chilly day but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray S
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Non-Divers Beware

Diving enthusiasts rave about this deep artesian well in seemingly the unlikeliest of locations. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William M
Boston, Massachusetts
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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” (30 reviews)
“clear water” (25 reviews)
“year round” (17 reviews)
1085 Blue Hole Rd, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2535
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful little park in this small town recommended by the desk clerk. It was a chilly day but worth it to see this attraction

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Diving enthusiasts rave about this deep artesian well in seemingly the unlikeliest of locations. It is cold (62 degrees F) and small for swimmers (only 80' in diameter at the surface, broader below), though, and the tourist area surrounding it has an air of dessicated...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an amazing weekend with great friends in one of the most beautiful little spots in New Mexico. Bluehole is the best Scuba diving training spot in the country!!! Crystal clear water that stays about 62 degree year round . Some of us that...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There isn’t actually much to do here if you’re not a diver. Leisurely swimming is not an option as the water is frigid. But the kids LOVED jumping off the rocks into the clear water and racing to the edge to jump out and do...More

Thank SkiingCPA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Blue Hole. Its a gorgeous diving spot and swimming hole in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. Its 81 feet deep.

Thank mini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The diving Mecca of the Southwest! This is a very popular site for divers from all over - Some Swedish divers on this trip. The visitor center is open now with a warming room exclusively for divers. A lot of space to spread out and...More

Thank navyhmc
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

So extremely beautiful!!! The deep blue color is magnificent!!!! The water is approximately 62 degrees!!! The best part is that they will actually allow you to swim and dive in it!!! They have lighted markers so you won’t run into the rocks! This is truly...More

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Nice stop not too far off Interstate. On Saturday, Sept 30, 2017, there were lots of divers there. We did not go in water. Free parking and no entrance fee.

1  Thank Anita M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Needing a break on our cross country drive, We pulled off the interstate, grabbed 2 towels, jumped off the rocks into the chilly crystal clear water, giggled a bit, and jumped back into the car. A 30 min max rest from the drive and totally...More

1  Thank Nicki M
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Free. Easy open parking lot. The blue hole is spring fed and crystal clear. Make sure to take the plunge! Totally worth it! It was cold but bearable. Definitely jump off the side platform or the top rocks. Neither is too far of a jump....More

Thank ricog
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4 September 2017|
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Response from 1UniqueRN | Reviewed this property |
Swim no scuba driving, you just basically jump in! You can bring your dog but I don't think they are allowed in the hole. Hope this helps!
Katheryn O
26 July 2017|
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Response from Isaac R | Reviewed this property |
The park side of it does not either. It is just like any lake you would go to
Haze S
20 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