• Photo of the steep natural entrance of Carlsbad Caverns

    Carlsbad Caverns

    National Park New Mexico

Special Use Permits

Gatherings and commercial activities in national parks often require a special use permit. The purpose of these permits is to ensure the protection of the park's natural and cultural resources. Examples of permitted activities include:

If you are not sure that your event requires a permit or have other questions, contact:

Paul Cox, Fee Program Manager
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, New Mexico
575.785.3129 phone
575.785.2302 fax

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