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Address: 418 West Fox Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone Number: 575-887-0276
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Must see spot!

We took our granddaughter here, as we had also been as children. They have several self-guided hikes as well as guided you can pay additional for. We had a great time, the hike... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We took our granddaughter here, as we had also been as children. They have several self-guided hikes as well as guided you can pay additional for. We had a great time, the hike we took was a little over a mile and took about an hour. Neat place to see. We also came back at dusk to hear the Ranger... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

It seems like you can hike underground for hours here. Also remember to wear a jacket cause its chilly down there.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My husband took the tour. It was a lot of walking for a senior with arthritic knees but he enjoyed every minute of it.

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Saint James City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Fantastic way to spend a few hours. We did the self-tour of the big room only. We stopped and studied all the fantastic growths. We took our time. Although when we started out, we were alone, people caught up to us and rushed by as if they were running a marathon. This is not the kind of place you want... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This place is amazing. Seeing something nature made. Knowing that your going to go down 700+ ft into the ground is mind blowing. If you can take the walk into the caves you should. It's not as bad as it looks. Plan to show up at the park early. I'd say no later then 11am. This gives you enough time... More 

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The large room is majestic . The bat flight was interesting sight to see and the ranger was so informative.

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Hueytown, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I took one for the team and went into the cave. The only problem I had with my claustrophobia was being in the elevator with 15 people. Cave is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great Place! Good souvenirs. Enjoyed. We bought tshirts, a book, a fridge magnet and a shopping bag. Love the shopping bag...great photo of the cavern.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Spend some time and if you are physically able take a tour thru the caverns. It is amazing. Nature has carved out a wonderland. The basic tour is easy enough for all. Even wheelchairs can access most of it.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

In 2013 we took the elevator down and back up but in March 2015 we walked down and rode up. Maybe not so great for someone with arthritic knees but the path was, for the most part, easy to see and protected with railings. We were unsure when we'd be there and so had not booked specific tours for places... More 

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