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Green Water

We saw this while on the King's Palace Tour-- water is clear- combination of green and blue- it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
barbiewalker72
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Lake Wales, Florida
Not Spectacular Lake along the King's Palace Tour

A pool of water along the King's Palace tour, the Green Lake isn't very interesting by itself... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Gabe10101
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Lake in Carlsbad Caverns with stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“nuclear bomb” (2 reviews)
“green color” (2 reviews)
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this while on the King's Palace Tour-- water is clear- combination of green and blue- it looks small but deep enough to be over most adult heads- You can only see this on this tour

Thank barbiewalker72
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A pool of water along the King's Palace tour, the Green Lake isn't very interesting by itself. Everything else on the tour overshadows it. Note that you must reserve and participate in the King's palace tour to see it, but if you know where to...More

Thank Gabe10101
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The "Lake" is pretty small, however it is very deceiving. It looks like it is only about a foot or two deep, but according to the ranger it would be well over your head. It takes specific conditions, depth,dissolved minerals, etc. to give it the...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 26 June 2017

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 27 May 2017 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 12 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 2 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 14 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 8 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

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