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Blue Hole

1085 Blue Hole Rd, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2535
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Very cool spot

We did not get in the water, but glad we stopped to see it. The deep hole with perfectly clear... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ft. Worth, Tx.
Heard about it and had to see it

We heard about the Blue Hole from a fellow traveler in Albuquerque who said we had to see it. Just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nancy L
Waco, Texas
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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 6 days ago

We did not get in the water, but glad we stopped to see it. The deep hole with perfectly clear water must be great for diving, or just swimming. Worth getting off the interstate to visit.

Thank Ft_Worth_Tx_Paul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about the Blue Hole from a fellow traveler in Albuquerque who said we had to see it. Just right off interstate 40 In Santa Rosa. Very pretty and blue. There were scuba divers training that we watched. Amazing. Great spot for a picnic...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 November 2017

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 1 November 2017 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 31 October 2017 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 30 October 2017

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 27 October 2017

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.

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3 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