Beauty and Wonder; Above and Below
Rocky slopes and canyons, cactus, grass, thorny shrubs, and the occasional tree, who could guess at the hidden treasures deep underground? Beneath this rugged land are more than 117 known caves - all formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone.
Self Guided Cave Tours
Explore the Big Room and Main Corridor of Carlsbad Caverns National Park at your own pace.Read More
Ranger Guided Cave Tours
Explore the beauty of the underground world on a ranger guided caving adventure.Read More
Bat Flight Program
The mass exodus of Brazilian (Mexican) Free-tailed bats. Notice: Electronic devices (phones & cameras) are NOT permitted at the bat flight program.Read More
Night Sky Program
Enjoy the wonders of the night sky at Carlsbad Caverns National ParkRead More
Did You Know?
The limestone rock that holds Carlsbad Cavern is full of ocean fossil plants and animals from a time before the dinosaurs when the southeastern corner of New Mexico was a coastline similar to the Florida Keys.