Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

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Park Entrance

Chihuahuan Desert Landscape

The road winds uphill towards the cave entrance

Natural Entrance

There is also an elevator which goes down 750 feet to the caves below

Cave Bats

Every evening in the Summer, thousands of bats exit the cave in search of dinner (insects.)

It can take 45 minutes or more for all the bats to come out