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Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Caverns/ Caves
The largest cavern in Carlsbad Caverns.
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Tours
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #4 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Caverns/ Caves
This area of the Caverns contain the most stalactites and stalagmites, and must be visited with a guide.
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Ranked #5 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #6 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Tours
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Ranked #7 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
Owner description: Only the truly adventurous ( and fit ) should consider this four-hour guided tour of one of Carlsbad Caverns' most... more » Owner description: Only the truly adventurous ( and fit ) should consider this four-hour guided tour of one of Carlsbad Caverns' most captivating caves. Involves crawling through tight spaces, walking on slippery surfaces and getting dirty. « less
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Ranked #8 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
An oddly-shaped stalactite with a pom-pom shape at the end.
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Ranked #9 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Caverns/ Caves

This is a great tour of a cave located outside the Carlsbad Cavern’s main area.  You have to make reservations for the limited guided tour at Carlsbad first.  You will need to... more »

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Ranked #10 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
Owner description: One of the most impressive limestone formations in Carlsbad Caverns is the Giant Dome, which stands 62 feet high, 16 feet in... more » Owner description: One of the most impressive limestone formations in Carlsbad Caverns is the Giant Dome, which stands 62 feet high, 16 feet in diameter, and bears a resemblance to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. « less
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Ranked #11 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Scenic Drives
Owner description: This is a 9 mile gravel road that makes a loop through Carlsbad Caverns National Park. It is shown on the map at the NPS... more » Owner description: This is a 9 mile gravel road that makes a loop through Carlsbad Caverns National Park. It is shown on the map at the NPS website, and mentioned in guidebooks such as National Geographic's Guide to the National Parks. « less
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Ranked #12 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #13 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Bodies of Water
Lake in Carlsbad Caverns with stalactites and stalagmites.
Ranked #14 of 14 attractions in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Category: Geologic Formations
Pit in Carlsbad Caverns that looks "bottomless" but is actually 140-feet deep.
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