Basic Information

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Timed Entry Tickets Required to Enter Carlsbad Cavern

  • Reservations are strongly recommended and can purchased online or by calling 877-444-6777.
  • Reservations are only for selecting the entry time.
  • Upon arrival at the visitor center, entrance tickets must be purchased.

Current Conditions
Current Conditions

Alerts and other information.

Permits & Reservations
Permits & Reservations

Information on how to obtain permits for camping, special events, research, filming, and reservations for ranger-guided tours.

Traveling with Pets
Traveling with Pets

How to visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park with a pet.

Last updated: February 24, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, NM 88220


575 785-2232

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