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Bottomless Lakes Park

Located in Chaves County, New Mexico, in the United States, Bottomless Lakes State Park is an ideal destination for divers of all skill levels. Established in 1933, it holds the distinction of being the first state park in New Mexico. Situated along the picturesque Pecos River, approximately 15 miles southeast of Roswell, this park offers a range of recreational activities to suit every diver's interests.

One of the main attractions of Bottomless Lakes State Park is the opportunity for non-motorized boating, allowing divers to explore the pristine waters in their kayaks or canoes. In addition to boating, visitors can enjoy camping, fishing, picnicking, swimming, and hiking. However, the true highlight for diving enthusiasts lies beneath the surface of the park's nine small, deep lakes.

The lakes get their name from their unique characteristics, as they are located along the eastern escarpment of the Pecos River valley. With a maximum depth of 10 meters and a visibility of approximately 5 meters, these dive sites offer a captivating underwater experience. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced diver, you can dive into the crystal-clear waters and discover the diverse marine life that inhabits these lakes.

Bottomless Lakes State Park is a must-visit destination for divers in the United States. Its convenient location, stunning underwater landscapes, and range of recreational activities make it an ideal choice for a memorable diving experience.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Bottomless Lakes Park

Depth:10m
Visibility: 0m - 5m
Experience level:
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