• Photo of the steep natural entrance of Carlsbad Caverns

    Carlsbad Caverns

    National Park New Mexico

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  • Scenic Loop Road Closed

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

  • All Camping & Backcountry Caving Suspended Until Further Notice

    All camping and backcountry/recreational caving in the park has been suspended until further notice due to flood damage on backcountry roads and trails.

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)