• 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.

Maps

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For maps, brochures and other information, see a ranger at the visitor center's information desk.
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park Map [62k PDF file]
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Vicinity Map [154k PDF file]
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Zoomable Map of Carlsbad Caverns National Park
External link to Google Maps.

Did You Know?

Ice-age sloth

Bones from ice age animals like jaguars, camels, lions and giant sloths have been found in the entrance areas of some caves in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.