Allow more time to visit and expect lines for small elevators while large elevator system is renovated. Walking exit is steep.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
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?
Bones from ice age animals like jaguars, camels, lions and giant sloths have been found in the entrance areas of some caves in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.