Carlsbad Caverns National Park Sights

Carlsbad Caverns National Park Visitor Center

  • 727 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy. Map It
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • Information Center
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 09/29/2016

Fodor's Review

Within this user-friendly facility at the top of an escarpment, a 75-seat theater offers engrossing films and ranger programs about the different types of caves. Exhibits offer a primer on bats, geology, wildlife, and the early tribes and settlers that once lived in and passed through the Carlsbad Caverns area. Friendly rangers staff an information desk, where tickets and maps are sold. A gift shop, café, and bookstore also are on the premises.

Sight Information

Address:

7 miles west of U.S. 62/180, 727 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy., Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico, 88220-5354, USA

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Phone:

575-785–2232

Website: www.nps.gov/cave

Sight Details:

  • Free admission to the visitor center, $10 for the two self-guided tours (Natural Entrance and Big Room), plus additional fees for guided tours

Published 09/29/2016

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