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Santa Cruz Lake Recreation Area

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Absolutely beautiful.

A real gem in the middle of a hot day. Small fee per car, but worth it. Very scenic. I stumbled... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
am a
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Lenexa, Kansas
Santa Cruz Lake is a hidden gem in Northern New Mexico

We live about 5 miles from Santa Cruz lake and had no idea it was near us for a year. There are... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
judyt1957
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Chimayo, New Mexico
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31 Jul 2018
“Absolutely beautiful.”
10 Jul 2017
“Santa Cruz Lake is a hidden gem in Northern New Mexico”
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

A real gem in the middle of a hot day. Small fee per car, but worth it. Very scenic. I stumbled upon it by accident as I was driving a different, very scenic road.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We live about 5 miles from Santa Cruz lake and had no idea it was near us for a year. There are two approaches to SC Lake. The southern approach brings you to a primitive campground high above the lake with just spectacular views down...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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