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


Welcome to the "Big Room"

"Lion's Tail"

"Hall of Giants"

"Crystal Palace"

"Mirror Lake"

"Bottomless Pit" - 140 feet deep


Painted Grotto


Dolls Theater

Chinese Theater