Brochures and Site Bulletins
These publications are freely distributed by the National Park Service. All require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.
* Be aware that some brochures have the park's former area code (505, now 575) but are otherwise current.
Cave Geology [130k PDF]
The Permian Period [484k PDF]
The rocks and fossils of Carlsbad Caverns National Park tell a story of the area during the Permian Period when the landscape was dramatically different from what we see today.