Walnut Canyon Desert Drive, Carlsbad Caverns National Park
(3.2/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
Walnut Canyon Desert Drive is located in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. To visit Walnut Canyon Desert Drive and other attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, use our Carlsbad Caverns National Park tour planner.
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  • Nice views of the Guadeloupe Mountains and the canyons. Easy drive so that the driver can enjoy it as well. Dirt roads on a one way loop. We didn’t see any other cars. 
  • Stop by the visitor's center at the caves and ask for the map (save yourself the $0.50 at the head of the drive). The map has very well thought out descriptions and explanations of life in the desert....  more »
  • The road is not paved, but it is in good condition. It traverses the desert and provides views of Rattlesnake Canyon and Walnut Canyon. We saw a few mule deer, but no other animals. It is a way to spe...  more »