Big Room, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Explore Big Room, the largest cave in Carlsbad cavern, in a self-guided tour of the natural limestone formations, stalactites, and stalagmites. You'll see Bottomless Pit, Giant Dome, Rock of Ages, and Painted Grotto. For quick access to the cave, enter the visitor center, which has elevators to the cave. Rent an audio guide here to learn about the geology, formation, and history of the cave, as well as the specific sites. For a longer and more challenging walk to the cave, take the natural entrance route, which covers a 228.6 m (750 ft) descent via switchbacks. Put Big Room into our Carlsbad Caverns National Park day trip tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
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  • This is SO beautiful. If you walk the whole trail, it will wear you out! But so beautiful. From experience, if you are trying to take photos in the cavern, I found that a good phone set on night... 
    This is SO beautiful. If you walk the whole trail, it will wear you out! But so beautiful. From experience, if you are trying to take photos in the cavern, I found that a good phone set on night...  more »
  • This is an iconic place to visit. The Caverns give a lot of space unlike caves. The walk through the caverns is well lit and easy. The views are awesome and this is a wonder of nature. 
    This is an iconic place to visit. The Caverns give a lot of space unlike caves. The walk through the caverns is well lit and easy. The views are awesome and this is a wonder of nature.  more »

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