Lion's Tail, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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#4 of 10 in Parks in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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  • This is a highly-usual formation that's perfectly named. it's one of the most memorable parts of the caverns based on name recognition. I was with my 16-year-old, but I guarantee a younger kid would h...  more »
  • We loved the little lions tails. It's part of the self guided tour of the big room. It's well labelled and you cannot miss it.  more »
  • If you take a ranger guided, audio or self guided tour of the Carlsbad caverns great room, you will seen the Lion's tail and yes it looks exactly like a lions tail. These Stalactites are a combination...  more »
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