Plan Your Visit

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COVID-19 Operations Update:

Reservations Required to Enter Carlsbad Cavern

  • Reservations must be purchased online or by calling 877-444-6777.
  • No reservations available at the park.
  • Reservations are only for selecting the entry time.
  • Upon arrival at the visitor center, entrance tickets must be purchased.
Basic Information

Basic Information

Operating hours, fees, weather, pets, and more.

Directions & Transportation

Directions & Transportation

How to get to the park.

Things to Do

Things to Do

Ranger-guided tours, bat flight program, and more.



Important information for a safe visit to Carlsbad Caverns.



General information about accessibility at Carlsbad Caverns.

Things to Know Before You Come

Things to Know Before You Come

What to bring, weather and climate, and more.

Last updated: April 1, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, NM 88220


575 785-2232

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