Well-known for its wonder and beauty both above and below ground, Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a refreshing spot for memorable getaways. This 73 sq. mile national park in the Chihuahuan Desert, New Mexico, which features spectacular landscapes such as deep rocky canyons, high ancient sea ledges, and more than 120 caves, offers campers and visitors great opportunities to explore and have fun.
A wide range of ranger-guided tours and events are available at Carlsbad Caverns National Park to enlighten visitors about the history, features and beauty of the park, as well as how the many caves in the park were formed. Opportunities to hike, watch birds, view resplendent flora and fauna are also available.
There are no RV campsites within Carlsbad Caverns National Park as only primitive camping is allowed in the backcountry areas.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park was established in 1930.