Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nearby Resources


Overview | Climate/Map | Description | Things To Do | Lodging/Camping


Speology: Caves of the North American Deserts

Spelunking: Caving in the Desert Southwest

Speleothems: Cave Formations

Bats of the Desert

Nearby Attractions

Cities & Towns

Whites City, New Mexico: Adjoins the park on the east.

Carlsbad, New Mexico: 16 miles northeast.

Nogales, New Mexico: 149 miles west.

Roswell, New Mexico: 92 miles north.

Hobbs, New Mexico: 86 miles northeast.

El Paso, Texas: 150 west.

Van Horn, Texas: 106 miles south.

Pecos, Texas: 178 miles southeast.

Fort Stockton, Texas: 201 miles southeast.

Parks & Monuments

Guadalupe Mountains National Park: 35 miles southwest.

White Sands National Monument: 136 miles northwest.

Big Bend National Park: 295 miles southeast.

Big Bend Ranch State State Park: 325 miles southeast.

Living Desert State Park: 16 miles north in Carlsbad, NM.

Bottomless Lakes State Park: 95 miles north.

Brantley Dam State Park: 30 miles, north of Carlsbad, NM.

Harry McAdams State Park: 90 miles northeast.

Hueco Tanks State Park: 109 miles west.

Recreation & Wilderness Areas

Pecos River Beach and Picnic Area: 35 miles northeast in Carlsbad, NM.

Lincoln National Forest: Adjoins the park.

Sierra Diablo Wildlife Management Area: 70 miles south.

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge: 95 miles north.

Historic & Points of Interest

Museum and Art Gallery: 15 miles north in Carlsbad, NM.

Pecos Flume: 20 miles northeast of the park.

Overview | Climate/Map | Description | Things To Do
Lodging/Camping | Nearby Resources

Visitor Center
3225 National Parks Highway

Carlsbad, NM 88220


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