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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.

from NewsCastic

10 AMAZING New Mexico Road Trips That Are Worth the Gas

8.Santa Rosa / Puerto de Luna, NM -- Wild West Meets Route 66

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.

from The Weather Channel

The Beauty of Botswana Seen from 500 Feet in the Air (PHOTOS)

An aerial view of the Santa Rose Blue Hole in New Mexico, which was explored by cave divers from the Advanced Diver Magazine Exploration Foundation. (Photo credit Curt Bowen)

from Roadtrippers

Take the plunge at this desert diving oasis in the middle of New Mexico

Take the plunge at this desert diving oasis in the middle of New Mexico #travel #roadtrips #roadtrippers


Bottomless Lakes State Park, New Mexico : Top Secret Swimming Holes Around the World :

from Matador Network

The ultimate New Mexico road trip itinerary

Follow this crash-course, 1,411-mile itinerary and get to know the Land of Enchantment.

from Atlas Obscura

Santa Rosa Blue Hole

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, New Mexico has a cool Route 66 landmark. A popular dive destination and SCUBA fave. The Blue Hole has a diameter of 80 feet but spans more than 130 feet at the bottom. A great reason to bring your swim trunks on your Route 66 road trip.