The Crystal Clear Natural Pool In New Mexico You Can Swim In All Year Long

In the mood to go for a swim or perhaps even enjoy an afternoon scuba diving? What if you found out that you don’t need to travel hundreds of miles in order to do that? In fact, you can find a picturesque spot to swim and scuba dive in the middle of a little desert town. Intrigued? We hope so! Here’s a look at one perfect swimming spot you can enjoy year-round right here in New Mexico.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

The Blue Hole is located at 1085 Blue Hole Road in Santa Rosa, which is approximately 116 miles east of Albuquerque via Interstate 40. You can find details about accessing the swimming hole by visiting the Santa Rosa tourism site,

Hoping to go for a soak in a natural hot spring instead? You’ll want to check out Spence Hot Springs near Jemez Springs! Read more in The Easily Hikable Hot Springs In New Mexico With The Most Stellar Views.