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Santa Rosa Blue Hole - This is a beautiful place in a town where there's not much else. It's on the old Route 66, so if you're heading to Albuquerque via that route, make sure to stop off and see it. And if you don't mind cold water (62ºF year round), take a suit and have a dip.

Santa Rosa Blue Hole - This is a beautiful place in a town where there's not much else. It's on the old Route 66, so if you're heading to Albuquerque via that route, make sure to stop off and see it. And if you don't mind cold water (62ºF year round), take a suit and have a dip.

1. Santa Rosa: The Blue Hole

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On a scorching summer day, plunge into one of these refreshing pools to cool off.

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On a scorching summer day, plunge into one of these refreshing pools to cool off.

Blue Hole in Santa Rosa, NM | Blue Hole appears in the midst of the desert like a great blue gem. ( Agua Negra Chiquita) Once known as Blue Lake, it is one of seven sister lakes connected underground by a vast system of water.

Blue Hole in Santa Rosa, NM | Blue Hole appears in the midst of the desert like a great blue gem. ( Agua Negra Chiquita) Once known as Blue Lake, it is one of seven sister lakes connected underground by a vast system of water.

Blue Hole of Santa Rosa

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Blue Hole of Santa Rosa

The Blue Hole, Santa Rosa, New Mexico The name is spot on. It’s just a giant, 80 ft deep blue hole, but it’s a swimming and scuba diving dream come true. And at a year round temperature of 64 degrees, you don’t have to wait till summer to wade in these tranquil, cerulean blue waters.

The Blue Hole, Santa Rosa, New Mexico The name is spot on. It’s just a giant, 80 ft deep blue hole, but it’s a swimming and scuba diving dream come true. And at a year round temperature of 64 degrees, you don’t have to wait till summer to wade in these tranquil, cerulean blue waters.

Blue Hole, Santa Rosa, NM - Frank & Elizabeth Vacation 2017

Blue Hole, Santa Rosa, NM - Frank & Elizabeth Vacation 2017

Santa Rosa Blue Hole, New Mexico - Located just off of the famous Route 66 in New Mexico's arid climes is the Santa Rosa Blue Hole, a natural swimming hole that has hides a system of underwater caves which were unexplored until 2013.

Santa Rosa Blue Hole, New Mexico - Located just off of the famous Route 66 in New Mexico's arid climes is the Santa Rosa Blue Hole, a natural swimming hole that has hides a system of underwater caves which were unexplored until 2013.

The Blue Hole in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. I don't know who she is, but I have been here. Pretty cool. Goes down like 80ft. and people scuba dive.

The Blue Hole in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. I don't know who she is, but I have been here. Pretty cool. Goes down like 80ft. and people scuba dive.