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Slaughter Canyon Cave, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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#6 of 11 in Parks in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Cave · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Beautiful formations and so neat to look at. Beautiful caverns with amazing formations throughout the caverns. We enjoyed viewing all the formations. 
    Beautiful formations and so neat to look at. Beautiful caverns with amazing formations throughout the caverns. We enjoyed viewing all the formations.  more »
  • My husband booked the Slaughter Canyon cave tour for the two of us on our recent visit to Carlsbad. Having never been in a cave before, I read lots of reviews of this ranger-guided tour to... 
    My husband booked the Slaughter Canyon cave tour for the two of us on our recent visit to Carlsbad. Having never been in a cave before, I read lots of reviews of this ranger-guided tour to...  more »
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  • We hiked most of the way up to the cave and turned around because some of the trail was washed out and the drop off was steep and scaring me with my 4 year old. However the hike up was well worth the stunning views of the canyon. Pretty steep and steady incline.
  • Awesome short hike with cool views, unfortunately you cannot enter the cave without a guide, which are unavailable at the time due to covid. Nonetheless a cool hike and worth the views. Moderately steep and a little less than a mile long.

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