Things To Do

Enjoy the Cavern on Your Own
Enjoy the Cavern on Your Own

Experience the Big Room and Natural Entrance trails at your own pace.

Visitor Center
Visitor Center

Explore the exhibits, watch the park film, browse the gift shop and bookstore, and eat in the cafeteria.

Ranger-Guided Tours
Ranger-Guided Tours

Join a ranger to explore other caves in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Hikers in Rattlesnake Canyon
Surface Hiking Trails

Hike a trail at the surface of the park.

Views of the Chihuahuan Desert along the Guadalupe Ridge Trail
Guadalupe Ridge Trail

Hike or backpack along this National Recreation Trail.

Bat Flight Program
Bat Flight Program

Enjoy a ranger program and watch thousands of bats emerge from Carlsbad Cavern.

Night Sky Programs
Night Sky Programs

Discover the desert southwest night sky with a ranger.

Children watch bats return to Carlsbad Cavern at dawn.
Dawn of the Bats Program

Join a ranger to watch thousands of bats return to Carlsbad Cavern at dawn.

Last updated: October 14, 2020

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3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, NM 88220


575 785-2232

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