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-Fun facts-     
*While the land is now an arid desert, history reveals that it once stood as part of an underwater reef. Archaeological exploration has uncovered marine fossils in the area.
*Exploration of the park has led to the discovery of a whopping 120 underground caves!
*A wide variety of animals can be found in the park. There are currently 67 species of mammals, including deer, javelina, Chihuahuan and the rarely seen black bear.  
Where to stay? 
Chosa Campground First on our list of Carlsbad Caverns National Park RV campgrounds is Chosa Campground. Rattlesnake Springs' lush green vegetation and peaceful water offer visitors a desert oasis.
Pine Springs Campground is located inside Guadalupe Mountains National Park about 35 minutes away. At over 5,000 feet elevation, the sunrise and sunset views are gorgeous at this campground.
Carlsbad RV Park & Campground This is one of the Carlsbad Caverns National Park RV parks that is packed full of amenities. You’ll find an indoor heated pool, RV supply store, fire pit, tire swing, laundry room and more on the grounds.
BEST TIME TO VISIT?
Winter Mild winter weather is typical in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Highs hover in the 50s and low 60s, making outdoor hiking possible. The park seldom receives snow, trails remain open for use.
Spring If you’re in search of warmer temperatures, spring is a beautiful time to visit the park. When March rolls around, highs stretch into the mid-60s. 
Summer Pack the sunscreen! Summer is sweltering at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. May through August is a popular time for visitors to head to the park for bat viewing and cave exploration. However, temperatures often reach the 90s and low 100s. 
Fall In early fall (late August through September), frequent rainfall is common. But don’t worry, you can stay dry while exploring the caverns below. Temperatures cool off as fall progresses.  
What to do?
*Watch the bats take flight. The most popular mammals at Carlsbad Caverns National Park are the bats that reside underground. Each night, the bats emerge from the caves to search for food.
*Venture into the depths of the park. Step underground to explore the impressive rock formations that fill the caverns of this national park. Ranger-led tours provide education and direction for visitors.  
To see where you could visit Carlsbad Cavern as part of a longer trip, please see our fantastic Tourbook with over 35 suggested itineraries here. For more information and how to book, contact your tour operator or travel agent.

 

Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 10/09/2021

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