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.
Opportunities for Exploration
Carlsbad Caverns National Park offers many levels of exploration or adventure trips to the public. The park offers ranger-guided tours of off trail areas in Carlsbad Cavern, Slaughter Canyon Cave, and Spider Cave. For those people with technical caving skills, the park also offers both self-guided and ranger- guided permits to several caves in the park backcountry.
Ranger Guided, Off-Trail Tours
Did You Know?
Carlsbad Caverns National Park contains one of the few protected portions of the northern Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem.