Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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  • Unless you have bad knees, you should absolutely take the natural entrance. Fitbit said we walked about four and a half miles. Roughly 1.5 miles of that was the descent to the big room, the rest was t...  more »
  • If you go to Canyonlands you must take the Grand View Point trail. If you go to Arches you must do the primitive trail and hike to Delicate Arch. And if you are at Carlsbad Caverns, you must hike down...  more »
  • The natural entrance is paved, but is wet and steep - not recommended for anyone with knee problems. It took us an hour to walk down from the natural entrance to the Big Room. Note that you must start...  more »

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Where to stay in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

The only option for sleeping within Carlsbad Caverns National Park is to grab a free permit and pitch your own tent in the backcountry. You can, however, find a handful of places to stay in White's City, which sits at the park's entrance. Here you'll find campgrounds, a few economy hotels, a couple of dining establishments, and other entertainment options. About 40 km (25 mi) up the road, the small city of Carlsbad offers more choice for accommodations. Hotels here tend to show their age, but most are clean.
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