Big Skylight Cave New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an American national park in the Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico. The primary attraction of the park is the show cave Carlsbad Cavern. Visitors to the cave can hike in on their own via the natural entrance or take an elevator from the visitor center.
  • Location: Eddy County, New Mexico, United States
  • Nearest city: Carlsbad, New Mexico
  • Area: 46,766 acres (18,926 ha) · 339 acres (137 ha) private
  • Established: May 14, 1930
  • Visitors: 440,691 (in 2019)
  • Governing body: National Park Service
  • Criteria: vii, viii
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