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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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  • 727 Carlsbad Caverns Highway
    Carlsbad, NM 88220
  • Type: Historic & Scenic Areas
  • Phone: (575) 785-2232
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Beauty and Wonder; Above and Below

High ancient sea ledges, deep rocky canyons, flowering cactus and desert wildlife - treasures above the ground in the Chihuahuan Desert. Hidden beneath the surface are more than 119 known caves - all formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone leaving behind caverns of all sizes.

Please join us for the FREE "Bat Flight Program" (May-October) - an evening talk where a ranger presents information about bats prior to their flight. No reservations are required for this program that happens every evening from Memorial Day through October at the outdoor amphitheater (near the mouth of the cave).  Click here for details.