The Guadalupe Ridge Trail (GRT) is a designated National Recreation Trail and at 100 miles (161 km) long, provides hikers and backpackers with a true wilderness experience in the Chihuahuan Desert and Guadalupe Mountains. The GRT begins atop the highest point in Texas, Guadalupe Peak, located in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, winds through the Lincoln National Forest and Bureau of Land Management property, and ends at Carlsbad Caverns National Park’s eastern boundary in White's City, New Mexico. This web page will help you plan your trip for the section of the GRT that crosses through Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Services and Facilities
Available at the park's visitor center:
Services and facilities are also available at the GRT’s terminus in White's City, New Mexico including an RV and tent campground, small grocery store and deli, restaurant, gift shop, lodging, shower and laundry facilities. For more information on services available in White's City, please call 575-785-2291.
Last updated: December 21, 2022