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Address: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
Phone Number: 5757852232
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The largest cavern in Carlsbad Caverns.

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There are many tours and effort levels available here, and it's so unusual and beautiful. Stay for the bats! Bring a sweater!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
anita p
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are many tours and effort levels available here, and it's so unusual and beautiful. Stay for the bats! Bring a sweater!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was something we had always wanted to see but never got around to it till now. Words cannot express the enormity of the Big Room. It was just beautiful. Only thing that would have made it better would have been if the elevators had been working. We had planned to make the walk down into the cave but had... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well who knows if it is the best show cave in the world, but it must rank amongst the best. Even as a sport caver of 40 years I thought Carlsbad were simply magnificent. Unless you have to, don't take the elevator, walk in through the Bat Cave. It just gets better and better.

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Pitman, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carlsbad Caverns has been on our bucket list for years, and we decided 2016 was our year to cross it off. The Big Room is a self-guided tour and cave lover's paradise. The vast formations are mind boggling. I could not stop taking pictures, and many captured this show cave well. My family actually grew tired of having to look... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must do! You can take the elevator up or down.We walked both ways! It's a workout but you can go at your own pace. Trust me, It's really anazing. You will not believe your eyes.

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Thank nikunj t
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is unbelievable. If you have the time, do the hike from the Natural Entrance, if you don't, there is an elevator in the Visitor Center that will take you straight down to the Big Room.

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Green Valley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After taking the Ranger-guided tour we walked through the Bib Room. It was all amazing. Cave temperatures can be as low as 56 so dress accordingly.

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Waseca, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole tour was/is interesting, and this part of the cave doesn't dissapoint. The formations are wonderful and spectacular.

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Okeechobee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No words can describe the beauty of the Big Room! It is 860' below the surface and a constant 57*. Wear study shoes and a fleece. It took us 2 hrs to walk the circumstance of the cavern as it is a 1.25 mile path, and we stopped often to take pictures and look at the outcroppings. The elevator was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pictures cannot do this place justice, the sheer vastness of the caverns themselves is overwhelming. The immense drops and structures are a wonder to behold. A place like this is one of the great wonders of the world, I would recommend this to anyone looking for an out of the box experience.

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