Cave Lighting Project
We are undergoing a year-long lighting project in the cavern. Please be aware of caution tape along pathways inside the cave and use due care.
On-line Park Fun
No time to visit the park? Planning on visiting the park in the future? Here are some fun online fieldtrips, games, etc. to help you learn all about the National Park Service and Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Take a look at World Heritage Site Jr Ranger webpage.
Speleothem Matching [891k PDF file]
Speleothem Challenge [792k PDF file]
Did You Know?
The 119 caves of Carlsbad Caverns National Park were carved out not by running water and streams like many limestone caves in the world, rather these caves were dissolved by very aggressive sulfuric acid.