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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Photo of Carlsbad Caverns National Park courtesy NPS

Established to preserve Carlsbad Cavern and numerous other caves within a Permian-age fossil reef, the park contains more than 100 known caves, including Lechuguilla Cave the nation's deepest limestone cave at 1,567 feet (478m) and third longest.

Carlsbad Cavern, with one of the world's largest underground chambers and countless formations, is highly accessible, with a variety of tours offered year-round.

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Facilities available at Carlsbad Caverns National Park:

Carlsbad Caverns National Park website
Recreation Area Map
Reservation site
Park Email:

Phone numbers
Visitor Information 505-785-2232
Headquarters 505-885-8884

3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, NM 88220