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Lion's Tail, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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  • The Lion’s Tail is a stalactite located near the beginning of the self-guided Big Room tour that looks amazingly like a Lion’s Tail. Located a little past the Giant Dome on the right hand side, keep c...  more »
  • The Lions Tail was one of the most incredible features in Carlsbad Caverns. There are many others as well. This was an incredible half day in the cave. 
  • Just one of the many spectacular formations you will see on the walk around the big room. It really does look like a lion's tail.