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.
If you and your family are planning a visit to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, here are just a few of the fun things you can do while you're here...
Children must be at least 4 years old to go on the King's Palace tour; 6 years old to go on Left Hand Tunnel; 8 years old to go on Slaughter Canyon Cave tour and 12 years old to go on the Lower Cave, Hall of the White Giant and Spider Cave tours.
Did You Know?
Nearly 400,000 Brazilian (more commonly called Mexican) Free-tailed bats call Carlsbad Cavern home in the summer... and all they want to do each night is eat bugs... several tons of them!