August 22, 2016 Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Carlsbad, NM

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Natural Cave Entrance - A 1 mile hike down 800 feet (80 stories) to the "Big Room"
We could have taken an elevator, but what fun would that be? We did take the elevator up though. :)


One mile of steep switchbacks


Some low tunnels


"Boneyard"


Welcome to the "Big Room"


"Lion's Tail"


"Hall of Giants"


"Crystal Palace"


"Mirror Lake"


"Bottomless Pit" - 140 feet deep


"Draperies"


Painted Grotto

 


Dolls Theater


Chinese Theater