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.
Scenic Loop Road Closed
The 9-mile scenic Loop Road (Desert Drive) is closed due to weather damage. The road will reopen as soon as repairs are done. This scenic road does not affect road access to the visitor center or the cave.
Carlsbad Caverns: Endless opportunities for discovery
Vast Chihuahuan desert landscapes and expansive caverns – Carlsbad Caverns National Park provides students with unique opportunities for adventure and discovery. Please click on the following links to see all that we have to offer.
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.