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

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Incredible Experience.. Please visit

The big room is just incredible. There is no way that pictures can show how it feels to be in this place. Allow about 2 hours for the Big Room tour. I strongly recommend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
John G
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The big room is just incredible. There is no way that pictures can show how it feels to be in this place. Allow about 2 hours for the Big Room tour. I strongly recommend spending $5 for an Audio tour wand. It adds allot to understand important details about caves and this cave specifically.

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Thank John G
Guilford, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take the self guided tour of the Big Room, over 3 foot ball fields long with very tall formations. Level and well lit. Modern restrooms and snack bar at rest area off Big Room.

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Thank nikonman50
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoy walking through a totally different world located 750ft below the surface. This is a must see for everyone. Easy walking path through he whole cave.

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Thank will g
Montana
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This room is 80 stories underground and as big as 14 football fields. It can't be described, only experienced. It is a very tourist friendly place as there are bathrooms and a snack shop in the cave. The wait for the elevator back to the surface at the end of the day can be over an hour so plan to... More 

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Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After walking down through the natural entrance and descending 750 feet through a sensitively constructed walkway, one eventually reaches this vast cavern, with its countless natural displays, carefully lit up to highlight specific features. The variety is endless and amazing, so that the mile or so covered goes very quickly. The walkway is level, so we found it quite safe... More 

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Midland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The big room truly is more than just "big." Even if you do not enter by walking down the natural entrance, the experience is worth entering by the elevator. It truly is a geological wonder. Formations vary significantly. Trails are easy to walk. Worth the trip.

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Thank BillM551
Goodland, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The 1.25 mile hike and unique geology made this a wonderful experience. Weather outside was mild in March. Entrance fee was $10. I got a great workout and saw a truly unique National Park in about 4 hours.

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Grapeview, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This part of the cave is well named...it just seems to go on forever. It is almost a surreal feeling being down in the cave. It is all so beautiful and hard to reconcile how different it is from the surface up above. We appreciated this section being self guided, giving us as much time as we wanted to take,... More 

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Thank Jim B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Big Room is easy to access from the elevator, or you can enter through the natural entrance. If you like caving this room, like the rest, is amust!

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Thank Shlomo P
Denver, Colorado
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Because this is one of the most popular parts of the cave, Getting here early and just before closing, Will help get you to a different world.

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