November 25, 2013
Annual Rock of Ages Historic Lantern Tour
For two special nights in December, park rangers will present Rock of Ages Historic Lantern Tours inside the Big Room at Carlsbad Caverns.
November 15, 2013
Discovery of Halloween Hall
New room discovered inside Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
November 07, 2013
Park Holiday Closures
Carlsbad Caverns National Park will close on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s days beginning this year due to budget cuts.
November 05, 2013
Fee Free Weekend
In honor of Veterans Day, entrance fees will be waived at Carlsbad Caverns National Park for the federal holiday weekend (Saturday, Nov. 9 through Monday, Nov. 11).
October 30, 2013
New Interim Superintendent
New interim superintendent chosen to manage two parks.
October 23, 2013
Superintendent retires after a long career in the National Park Service.
October 17, 2013
CARLSBAD CAVERNS REOPENS AFTER A 16-DAY SHUTDOWN
Carlsbad Caverns National Park re-opened to visitors today, Thursday, Oct. 17. Visitors can access all public areas and travel on park roads immediately, as well as use park facilities and other public services.
September 30, 2013
Star Party This Weekend at Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Carlsbad Caverns National Park welcomes the public to Star Parties on October 5 and 6 in the east main parking lot of the Carlsbad Caverns visitor center.
September 24, 2013
Sign Language Interpreters Join Park Rangers for Special Tour
American Sign Language interpreters will join park rangers in offering a tour of beautiful King’s Palace at Carlsbad Caverns National Park on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
September 23, 2013
Road Resurfacing Project May Cause Delays
If you are planning a trip to Carlsbad Caverns National Park between Tuesday through the end of October, prepare for possible delays because of road work.
September 06, 2013
Volunteer with Carlsbad Caverns National Park on National Public Lands Day
On Saturday, September 28, 2013, Carlsbad Caverns National Park will recognize National Public Lands Day by offering free general entry to the cavern. This year marks the 20th anniversary of National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands.
August 14, 2013
Carlsbad Caverns Awarded Certification in Sustainable Design Initiative
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is oneof four pilot projects newly certified by the Sustainable SitesInitiative™ (SITES™), acomprehensive rating system for sustainable design, construction, and maintenance of built landscapes.
August 12, 2013
National Park Service 97th Birthday Celebration at Carlsbad Caverns
In celebration of the National Park Service’s 97th birthday, Carlsbad Caverns National Park will offer free general entry to the cavern on Sunday, August 25.
May 22, 2013
Bat Flight Programs Return to Carlsbad Caverns
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the 84th anniversary of Carlsbad Caverns National Park’s summer Bat Watch Program.
May 09, 2013
ParKids Teen Week
ParKids Camps, now in their 15th year, uses hands-on activities (such as making rain sticks and dream catchers and creating fossils out of plaster), field trips, and presentations as fun ways to learn about national parks and natural resources in the Carlsbad area.
May 01, 2013
Carlsbad Caverns to Increase Entrance Fee
Sixteen years after the last increase from $5 to $6, Carlsbad Caverns National Park will raise its entrance fee beginning this summer to $10 per person (age 15 and up).
April 26, 2013
Carlsbad Caverns National Park Requests Your Input on Pipeline Project
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is proposing to replace the park’s primary water pipeline, which was damaged by freezing temperatures. A 30-day comment period to determine the scope of issues to address in the project has begun and the public is invited to participate.
April 22, 2013
Celebrate Jr. Ranger Day
Celebrate Junior Ranger Day at Carlsbad Caverns National Park
April 18, 2013
Fee Free Week
Entrance fees will be waived at Carlsbad Caverns National Park for the week of April 22-26 in honor of National Park Week.
March 29, 2013
April is New Mexico Bataan-Corregidor Heritage Month
April has been declared “Bataan-Corregidor Heritage Month” by New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez to honor the state’s men of the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment in World War II.
March 25, 2013
Family Fun in the Park
Carlsbad Caverns National Park Third Favorite Family Vacation Destination
March 15, 2013
March for Parks
March for Parks is America’s only national walking event for parks and open spaces.
March 04, 2013
Carlsbad Caverns is the Perfect Vacation Destination
Carlsbad Caverns National Park has cave formations dripping, migratory bats returning and its Chihuahuan Desert landscape rebounding naturally after the 2011 wildfire.
February 27, 2013
Carlsbad Caverns National Park Tourism Creates $20,000,000 in Local Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 365,000 visitors to Carlsbad Caverns National Park spent $20,000,000 in communities surrounding the park.
January 14, 2013
Park Passes Now Available
New 2013 "America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes" are now available.