It’s not often that you see a waterfall like Soda Dam Falls. While it’s not a very big waterfall, it is very unique, and also very easy to visit. The Jemez River has somehow created this uniqueness. The waterfall actually flows under a natural bridge. Erosion is amazing, to say the least.
And as I said, the waterfall is very easy to find and view. The waterfall is right off of NM-4 north of Jemez Springs. Because of it’s ease of access, if you’re in the north-central portion of New Mexico, you should stop and visit. While you’re traveling along NM-4 in the Jemez National Recreation Area, you’ll also experience beautiful scenery include the deeply red rocks.
1) Head north on NM-4 from Jemez Springs for a little more than 2 miles. On your right you’ll find a rather long pulloff with a sign indicating Soda Dam.
2) Jump over the fence to get a better view.
Where in the World is Soda Dam Falls?: map