Operating Hours & Seasons

Hall of Giants

The park is open 7 days a week except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days.

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Cavern Times:

THE REST OF THE YEAR (Labor Day through Memorial Day weekends)

Visitor Center Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hiking in the Natural Entrance opens at 8:30 a.m.

Elevator service into the cave begins at 8:30 a.m.

Last time to hike in the Natural Entrance is at 2:30 p.m.

Last time to hike out the Natural Entrance is 3 p.m. (must be completely out by 4 p.m.)

Last elevator into the cave is at 3:30 p.m.

Last elevator out of the cave is at 4:30 p.m.

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SUMMER (Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends)

Visitor Center Hours: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Hiking in the Natural Entrance opens at 8:30 a.m.

Elevator service into the cave begins at 8:30 a.m.

Last time to hike in the Natural Entrance is 4 p.m.

Last time to hike out of the Natural Entrance is 4 p.m. (must be completely out by 5 p.m.)

Last elevator into the cave is at 5 p.m.

Last elevator out of the cave is 6:30 p.m.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, NM 88220

Phone:

(575) 785-2232

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