Spend Your Summer at Carlsbad Caverns

Get out of the hot New Mexico Sun and cool down in the summer by touring the Carlsbad Caverns. With having the largest natural limestone chamber in the United States, you’ll never run out of things to explore. To find out more about what these caves have to offer, keep reading down below on just a few of the fun things to do on your summer trip to Carlsbad Caverns.

Tour the Caverns

Carlsbad Caverns is an underworld marvel whose formations stun the senses. This remarkable geologic phenomenon began to take shape six million years ago. Due to the long process and chemicals that combined, Carlsbad is unique compared to other caves. There are numerous passageways, pits, and different levels waiting for you to explore.

Eat Lunch Underground

Carlsbad Caverns “Underground Lunchroom” is a controversial national treasure that has been shared by generations of visitors. Since the 1950s, it is likely that the underground lunchroom has seen over 50 million people come through. Today, you can travel 750 ft down and enjoy a meal surrounded by a beautiful atmosphere.

Bat Display

From May to October, one of the greatest wildlife spectacles ever seen occurs each night at Carlsbad Caverns. Visitors gather in the amphitheater at the Natural Entrance to the Caverns to witness hundreds of thousands of bats emerge from Bat Cave to go on their nightly foray to hunt insects.