Slaughter Canyon Cave, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

4.7
#6 of 10 in Parks in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Slaughter Canyon Cave is located in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. See Slaughter Canyon Cave and all Carlsbad Caverns National Park has to offer by arranging your trip with our Carlsbad Caverns National Park online driving holiday planner .
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  • Tour is of a separate cave than carlsbad. Only 16 people go on this tour. The path is unpaved and slippery, but there is not much elevation change. Even though all the online tour descriptions say tha...  more »
  • The description for this tour really should highlight the drive and hike up to the actual cave entrance. Even if you are familiar with desert terrain, the uphill, about 1/2 mile hike in mostly full su...  more »
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  • This was a wonderful adventure. The hike up, the tour in the cave and the hike down. All amazing. Thank you!
  • There is a hike with a 500 foot elevation gain out in the desert before getting to the cave. The trail has loose rocks and gravel, which many people weren't expecting for a cave tour. Bring shoes with good grip. Also note that this isn't part of the main cavern, so if you take a tour here you drive from the visitor's center. The interior of the cave is darker is color than the main cavern which makes things a bit harder to see, especially with lighting by headlamps.

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