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Bottomless Lakes State Park

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Address: Box 1200 HC 12, Roswell, NM 88201-9128
Phone Number: +1 575-624-6058
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I wish we had parked our RV here!!

Nice Quiet Lake i wish we had parked here for the day we toured Roswell. We picniced in the shelter and the boys swam in the big lake. I think it would be fun to jump off the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a point in our road trip that we didn't guarantee camping. We were just passing through NM on a Sunday and needed a place to park our truck to sleep out of at night. I was going to reserve a camping spot online for $18 (after fees and such) but decided to just get there and find out.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Quiet Lake i wish we had parked here for the day we toured Roswell. We picniced in the shelter and the boys swam in the big lake. I think it would be fun to jump off the cliffs into some of the smaller ponds..We will stay here our next trip through Roswell

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Pagham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in the summer with some friends, totally unexpected! Found a nice secluded camping spot with toilets and bins! Then came across the massive lake where we hired a pedalo and paddle board! So much fun and very friendly staff :) beautiful place, wish we could have stayed for more than one night!

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El Paso, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in Roswell decided to check out Bottomless "Lake". More like a pond with only 2 sides accessible. There was a area roped off for swimming which didn't make sense since it wasn't big enough for anything over a canoe. There were rv sites which might be fun for a weekend but boring beyond that. The lake is about 30... More 

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Butler, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are working nearby at the NWR and decided to visit the state park in order to be better informed when we were visited by tourists at the refuge. We were so excited to see such a well run park with amenities such as camping and a swimming beach. Their visitor center is informative. The park in general is clean,... More 

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Preston, Mississippi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A bit disappointed with this park.. We did find an area with nice campsites and a small pond/lake with roped off area for swimming. When you rode up the hill above the campground and looked at it from a distance, it was actually very pretty. Might be a good area for camping.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While driving toward Roswell, I saw a sign for this park and decided to take a detour based on the name of the park. I'm glad we did because it was an awesome sight. There are many sinkholes here that were formed from collapsing caves in the gypsum. The lakes range from a depth of 18 feet to 90 feet.... More 

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Chimayo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We didn't go to fish or take advantage of the facilities at the main lake...and they look like very nice facilities! We just wanted to see sinkhole lakes. Little did we know that the red rock geology of this area would make the sink hole lakes look so amazing. If you're within striking distance of this site, make sure you... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The pictures on the internet, I don't know were they were taken. We nowhere could catch a glimpse from above, and so our visit (driven by search for photo options) was disappointment. Hardly any information availbe on the web. Regret the detour.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Short drive from Roswell, nice swimming area, picnic tables and restrooms. RV hook ups close by. Beautiful scenery..

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