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.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park makes every effort to keep you informed about news affecting the park, special events, and park projects.The following resources will help you stay connected to what's happening in the park.
Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains national parks co-publish a park newspaper twice a year.
Check here for current and archived news releases from Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Join the conversation about Carlsbad Caverns on Facebook.
Need basic information about the park? Read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park Fact Sheet and view a short timeline of important park events.
Did You Know?
Most of the formations—or speleothems—found inside Carlsbad Cavern today were active and growing during the last ice age when instead of having a desert above the cave, there were pine forests.