Carlsbad Caverns National Park
is 300 miles southeast of Albuquerque and 150 miles northeast of El Paso.
Every year, dozens of them gather at sites including Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky, Carlsbad Caverns National Park
in New Mexico, and Lehman Caves at Nevada's Great Basin National Park.
In 2006, visitation at Carlsbad Caverns National Park
in southeast New Mexico was down 45 percent from 20 years ago.
Mesa Verde (1978) -- Yellowstone (1978) -- Everglades National Park (1979) -- Grand Canyon National Park (1979) -- Independence Hall (1979) -- Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek (1979, 1992, 1994) * 32 -- Redwood National Park (1980) -- Mammoth Cave National Park (1981) -- Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (1982) -- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (1983) -- La Fortaleza and San Juan Historic Site in Puerto Rico (1983) -- Statue of Liberty (1984) -- Yosemite National Park (1984) -- Chaco Culture National Historical Park (1987) -- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (1987) -- Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (1987) -- Pueblo de Taos (1992) -- Carlsbad Caverns National Park
(1995) -- Waterton Glacier International Peace Park (1995)
Tabletops are made from recycled beverage bottles, counter fronts are reclaimed sorghum straw, and the flooring keeps it in the family: repurposed picnic tables from Carlsbad Caverns National Park
National Park Foundation and Ball State University Celebrate National Park Week by Connecting 37 Million Kids in an Electronic Field Trip to Carlsbad Caverns National Park
The Carlsbad Caverns National Park
, 27 miles southwest of Carlsbad, is home to a colony of some 1 million Mexican free-tailed bats, which roost there from April through October.