• Photo of the steep natural entrance of Carlsbad Caverns

    Carlsbad Caverns

    National Park New Mexico

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  • 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.

  • Scenic Loop Road Closed

    The 9-mile scenic Loop Road (Desert Drive) is closed due to weather damage. The road will reopen as soon as repairs are done. This scenic road does not affect road access to the visitor center or the cave.

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 01/21/2013, 04/22/2013, 04/26/2013, 04/23/2013, 04/24/2013, 04/25/2013, 08/25/2013, 09/28/2013, 11/09/2013, 11/10/2013, 11/11/2013

    Location: Carlsbad Caverns National Park | Map Fee Information: No Fee

General entry fees are waived at all National Park Sites on the following days:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (January 20)

President's Day Weekend (February 15-17)

National Park's Week Opening Weekend (April 19-20)

98th Birthday of the National Park Service  (August 25)

National Public Lands Day (September 27)

Veterans Day (November 11)