Plan Your Visit

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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.
Basic Information
Basic Information

Operating hours, fees, weather, pets, and more.

Directions & Transportation
Directions & Transportation

How to get to the park.

Things to Do
Things to Do

Ranger-guided tours, bat flight program, and more.


Important information for a safe visit to Carlsbad Caverns.


General information about accessibility at Carlsbad Caverns.

Things to Know Before You Come
Things to Know Before You Come

What to bring, weather and climate, and more.

Last updated: June 23, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

3225 National Parks Highway
Carlsbad, NM 88220


575 785-2232

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