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Address: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
Phone Number: 5757852232
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The largest cavern in Carlsbad Caverns.

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Great part of the caverns

We recommend wearing comfortable and warm clothes for this tour. Caverns are cold. The formations are magnificent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We recommend wearing comfortable and warm clothes for this tour. Caverns are cold. The formations are magnificent.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

You just can't imagine how BIG this cavern is, the there is much to see. I definitely recommend going to Carlsbad Caverns, you will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Amazing what nature can create. We had a great walk through the great room just being amazed by the size of the mineral creations.

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Belton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The name does not deceive. This is a very big room. It is the largest single room in a cavern in America according to the literature. This is a pretty easy hike from the underground rest area. I recommend walking in the entrance and then touring the Big Room. If thats to much walking then take the elevator and start... More 

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Hot Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing views, wear comfortable shoes lots of working, bring your camera!!! so amazing, highly recommend

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The hike down is a little rough (steep) at times, but railings are installed the entire way. Recommend sturdy sneakers or hiking boots (can get slick in places). The "Big Room" has many gorgeous formations. The hike around the "Big Room" takes about an hour/hour and a half depending on your speed and the crowd. There are places to sit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took my boyfriends 84 year old mother on the self-guided tour of the big room. We were all impressed by the natural beauty, and it was great to be able to go at our own pace. The trail is well paved, and mostly flat except for a few undulating sections (which are those not suitable for wheel chairs). There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Take the short cut. The long way is a LONG way and if you have the audio...to gauge how far you have come/have left to go, the numbers start with 20 and end at 50.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Travelled to New Mexico to do the caverns but as I had torn the ligaments in my knee a few months earlier I was a bit concerned about wether to hike down or take the elevator. I took the precaution of wearing a knee brace and took a hiking pole and had no trouble at all. The path is steepish... More 

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DeSoto, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We took the self guided tour of the Big Room at Carlsbad Caverns. It was nice tho go at our own pace and enjoy the formations. It was chilly, so I recommend a light jacket and also good walking shoes.

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Address: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
Phone Number: 5757852232
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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