New Mexico’s Most Refreshing Hike Will Lead You Straight To A Beautiful Swimming Hole

Summers in the Land of Enchantment are full of fun and beautiful nature. This refreshing hike in Carlsbad is the perfect way to relax with some true views at the end. As you hike above this swimming hole, you’ll be met with the perfect vantage point to take it all in. With a 150-foot waterfall that keeps the wading pools beneath cool all day long, and a recreation area with the amenities you need, this hike leads to the perfect natural oasis to spend an entire hot desert summer day.

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If you’re not cool enough yet, check out this crystal clear swimming hole that you can even scuba dive in!