Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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  • The bats were amazing to see. Park ranger very entertaining with her guitar and bat songs. Loved it.  more »
  • The ranger that led the talk was excellent. She dispelled a lot of misconceptions about bats. You leave with a new appreciation for these little creatures. The last time I visited Carlsbad Caverns was...  more »
  • The bat tour is interesting and beautiful to see! It is at dusk and the bats come out when they feel like it so there may be a wait. The park ranger who did our talk was knowledgeable and engaging.  more »
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  • what an incredibly unexpected nice surprise! We planned a stop at Carlsbad Caverns on our way from Texas to California and it was amazing. We chose to walk through the caverns to the bottom instead of taking the elevator and we had an amazing time seeing the caverns. The area is well maintained and protected and the Staff was courteous and informative. We highly recommend. Make sure you visit the bats exiting in the evening, it will take your breath away
  • This is a great place to visit with you family and friends no matter what age they are. You can take the guided tours or go on your own. The beautiful natural lighting and magnificent rock formation will leave you in awe of nature. They have a well stocked gift shop with a wide variety of of gifts in all price ranges. They also give military discounts. Great attraction to stop by on your next vacation.
  • I've been as a kid came back for the first time now with my own kids everybody was absolutely amazed great place. They have a restaurant on the facility which is very helpful we had lunch there and it was reasonably priced a couple gift shops they also have audio tours as you go through you can walk in through the cave which wasn't terribly strenuous or you can take it elevator down we did the walk down and then through the big room and took an elevator up which would have been strained you a cigar that the elevator is now working again. The Rangers were helpful we did not stay to see the bats fly out I remember that as a kid and that's super cool so I'd recommend doing that they fly at dusk
  • Beautiful area! The cave was impressive and the size of it even more so! We really enjoyed the fact that you could go down into the cave on your own and not have to do a guided tour like most caves do. We were able to take our time and really look at everything! Bring your walking shoes it’s a hike!
  • This park packs a lot of punch. The caverns are amazing and you can explore as little or as much as you want depending on how much time you have. There's good signage and lighting so you can't get lost. Some parts are a little slippery so I would recommend being careful on slopes. Definitely check out the bat program as a tornado of Brazilian short-tail bats is a unique experience.
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