Memorial Day weekend kicks off bat watch
Park rangers have presented summertime bat flight programs since 1929, making Carlsbad Caverns National Park one of the best-known bat colonies in the world.
Historian David Barton will discuss the next part of "Evidence of America's Spiritual Heritage" as part of the American Heritage Series at 6:30 p.m. today in the Conference Center at First Baptist Church, 112 N. Alameda St.
Wonders Above and Below
Stalactites, stalagmites, an 89-foot column known as the Monarch and 400,000 bats.
Carlsbad Caverns to increase entrance fee to $10
Sixteen years after the last increase from $5 to $6, Carlsbad Caverns National Park will raise its entrance fee beginning this summer to $10 per person .
Carlsbad Caverns park plans work on water pipeline
Park officials say a pipeline that stretches more than a mile to provide Carlsbad Caverns National Park with drinking water needs to be replaced.
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High-Tech Meets The Past Via Animated Fly-Through Tours Of Historic Locations
There are some places in the National Park System we just can't walk through in person, such as the remains of the Civil War gunboat Now, thanks to some high-tech wizardry, anyone can take an animated "fly-through" and explore the interior of the ship-or five other historic locations around the country.
Carlsbad Caverns hosting Junior Ranger Day today
It's a good weekend to visit Carlsbad Caverns. The bats are starting to return from their winter playgrounds, the weather forecast is calling for temperatures in the mid-80s, and Saturday's schedule includes a full day of Junior Ranger activities.
April 20 to 28 is National Park Week, and to celebrate, all national parks are offering free admission through Sunday.