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Blue Swimming Hole - Santa Rosa, New Mexico, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita
N 34° 56.387 W 104° 40.395
13S E 529838 N 3866413
Quick Description: The Blue Hole, a geological phenomenon. The natural, bell-shaped pool is 80 feet deep and has astonishing clarity. Now mostly used for scuba-diving, with limited recreation swimming. Located on the Historic Route 66 Corridor, in Santa Rosa.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2014 11:56:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMM2VN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Blue hole is not to be missed if you are getting your kicks on Route 66. A real watering hole for Historic Route 66 travellers.

"In warmer months you can relax with a dip and experience the joys of swimming al fresco in the natural spots and deep swimming holes in Santa Rosa. In 2012 Conde Nast Traveler recognized the Blue Hole in the top eleven “Best Natural Swimming Holes In the US.” “You could head to the local pool with the other chlorine-heads, but the truth is that no concrete pond is ever going to relax you in the same way as the real thing.” Text Source: (visit link)

"While the landscape around Santa Rosa is more semi-arid ranch country than desert, it's true! Santa Rosa is the SCUBA Diving Capital of the Southwest. There's the famous Blue Hole, a geological phenomenon. The natural, bell-shaped pool is 80 feet deep and has astonishing clarity and a constant water temperature of 61 degrees. The City of Santa Rosa owned recreation area provides an excellent diver facilities; a warm room, hot showers and plenty of parking for divers." Text Source: (visit link)
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