The Most Peaceful Spring In New Mexico Is Just Waiting To Be Found

When you think of Carlsbad Caverns, you might instantly think of New Mexico’s deepest caves, thousands upon thousands of bats, and jaw-dropping views at every turn. Unbeknownst to most, this little spring just south of the caves is a hidden oasis just waiting to be found. These crystal clear springs hold a bit of history to the caverns, and are the ultimate peaceful spot for a picnic or to relax and process your thoughts. Get ready to be surrounded by beautiful waters and a peaceful atmosphere at these unexpected springs inside Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

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Have you ever sat beside the serene Rattlesnake Springs before? What was it like? We’d love to hear all about your experiences in the comments, and don’t forget to then go share photos from your hiking adventures with us in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram by tagging #onlyinnewmexico for a chance to be featured.

While you’re at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, you need to check out this one-of-a-kind experience that’s an unforgettable natural phenomenon.