Descend into Carlsbad Caverns

Rate this Adventure Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico

Distance

3 Miles

Elevation Gain

750 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Volunteering, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Benjamin Johnson

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Handicap Accessible
Scenic
Wildlife

A short descent into some of the largest natural caverns in North America. This is a family friendly adventure that is an easy and beautiful walk.

This is an easy adventure for a short 2-4 hour outing. The caves are very beautiful and definitely worth the 80 story descent down into The Big Room. There are several features, such as The Bottomless Pit and The Crystal Spring Dome, of the caverns that stand out and are easily accessible. Also check out the flight of the bats if you get a chance!

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

3 Miles

Elevation Gain

750 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Volunteering, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Benjamin Johnson

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