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Address: 3225 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
Phone Number: +1 575-785-2232
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Amazing Cavern

It had been 20 to 25 years since I had been to Carlsbad Caverns. It was even more impressive than I remembered. What makes Carlsbad Caverns stand out is that there are so many... read more

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It had been 20 to 25 years since I had been to Carlsbad Caverns. It was even more impressive than I remembered. What makes Carlsbad Caverns stand out is that there are so many different types of cave formations all in one cave. Well worth the trip.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've always wanted to visit here and had high expectations. It definitely exceeded them. The place is HUGE! Unbelievably big especially compared to other caves. I have been to Kartchner Caverns and it pales in comparison to Carlsbad. It's worth the extra hour to do the Natural Entrance walk-down. Amazing and stunning. Pictures do not do it justice. The only... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The natural cave entrance tour was not strenuous for us. We did both of the self guided tours with no real exertion. The cave was incredible.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just went yesterday with my wife and friends. It is really impressive to see the natural formations of this immense caverns. It's like being on another planet. The view is really pleasurable, take your time to observe and meditate on the beauty of this place. There are so many reasons to thank the Creator, and this is one of... More 

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Lopatcong, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to several caves, but this was the best so far! We took the natural entrance, which was amazing enough, and the hike down was spectacular. We spent several hours there and enjoyed every minute. Highly recommended.

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning geological formations and highly informative tour. Quite a walk, some uphill, if you're not used to it. When the bats take flight in the evening it is quiet a sight. Everyone should see this.

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could take the elevator down, but the natural entrance is by itself, worth the price of admission. I recommend that you look back up periodically, because the view looking up is as great as the view looking down! Awesome! Do be prepared to be a bit sore after the walk down. The natural entrance was as great as the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the elevator down on the first day to take the King's Palace Tour (which was excellent by the way). We went back the next day to explore the Big Room (also well worth seeing) and decided to 'try' the Natural Entrance for a little ways. Well, it turned out to be not as strenuous as is posted. It's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I expected a lot from these Caverns since it has a pretty big reputation. But I was amazed! It's gorgeous! It's enormous. It's incredible. You must see it. It's a challenge if you have a physical limitation. I have bad knees (but it was a good day for them) and we made it walking down from the Natural Entrance to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking down is not for the faint of heart. But well worth it. You need to be prepared to have a few hours to see everything

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