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Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Christmas Tree Room
   
Christmas Tree Room at Carlsbad Caverns National Park





Carlsbad Caverns Virtual Tour on CDROM
Explore Passages Rarely Seen by the Public


Explore over 50 fully illuminated 360 degree panoramic views of Carlsbad Caverns, including areas that are not handicapped accessible. Also explore 28 more images of nearby attractions. See 3D cave maps, interpretive text, zoom links, glossary items, and bonus features.

Includes Slaughter Canyon Cave and Spider Cave
Explore sites in both of these "wild" caves located near Carlsbad Caverns. Both require hikes, and Spider Cave requires crawling through tight squeezes to reach the rooms shown!

Includes Lake of the Clouds Room and Hall of the White Giant
Hall of the White Giant is only accessible by crawling through tight passages on a ranger-guided tour, while Lake of the Clouds is the deepest known point in the cave system, and is not open to the public at all!

Pan and zoom to explore each panorama! Travel through the park and surrounding areas using the interactive maps and images on this Virtual Tour! Plays on your computer. Mac and PC compatible.



360 Degrees of Carlsbad Caverns - Virtual Tour on CDROM


Explore amazing cave sites such as...
 
Jumping Off Place in the Big Room Christmas Tree Room
Jumping Off Place in the Big Room in Carlsbad Caverns Christmas Tree Room in Carlsbad Caverns
Queens Chamber Lake of the Clouds
Queens Chamber in Carlsbad Caverns Lake of the Clouds in Carlsbad Caverns


Sites included on the program:


Natural Entrance
     + Natural Entrance
     + Natural Entrance Amphitheatre
     + Twilight Zone
     + Bat Cave
     + Devils Spring
     + Devils Den
Main Corridor

     + Iceberg Rock
     + Devils Den
     + Devils Spring
     + Appetite Hill
     + Boneyard
     + Bat Cave
Big Room South
     + Jumping Off Place
     + Top of the Cross
     + Mirror Lake
     + Back of Chandelier
     + Crystal Springs Dome
     + Bottomless Pit
Big Room North
     + Crystal Spring Dome
     + Rock of Ages
     + Fairyland
     + Hall of Giants
     + Painted Grotto
     + New York City Skyline
     + Cave Man Junction
Kings Palace
     + Kings Palace View
     + Eternal Kiss
     + Papoose Room
     + Queens Chamber (2 views)
     + Veiled Statue

Left Hand Tunnel
     + Turnaround Point
     + Quarry
     + Pool View (2 views)
     + Sherwood Forest
Lower Cave
     + Rookery Pool
     + The Rookery
     + Jumping Off Place
     + Big Room
     + Colonel Boles Formation
Slaughter Canyon Cave
     + Monarch Room
     + Entrance
     + Twilight Zone
     + Guano Pit
     + Chinese Wall
     + Christmas Tree Room
Visitor Center
     + Nature Trail
     + Natural Entrance Amphitheatre
     + Natural Entrance
     + Observation Deck
Loop Road
     + Loop Road Lechuguilla
     + Rattlesnake Canyon View
     + Loop Road Ring Midden
Brantley Lake State Park
     + Limestone Campground
     + Overlook
Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
     + Aviary
     + Greenhouse
     + Bison Enclosures



360 Degrees of Carlsbad Caverns National Park makes these distant or difficult-to-access locations accessible to teachers, students, and park service personnel. The interpretive program makes it possible to explore and learn about sites that people want to visit but cannot, either due to distance, weather, lack of accessibility, or simply because some sites are always closed to the public. Conversely, if you have had the pleasure of visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park in person, the 360-degree Virtual Tour is a terrific way to share your experience with friends and family. We help you take nature home!

About Carlsbad Caverns National Park:
Carlsbad Caverns National Park was established to preserve Carlsbad Cavern and numerous other caves within the Guadalupe Mountains — a Permian-age fossil reef. The park contains more than 100 known caves, including the famous Lechuguilla Cave. Carlsbad Cavern, with one of the world's largest underground chambers and countless formations, is accessible via walking tours year-round. Established first as a National Monument on October 25, 1923, the park was designated a National Park on May 14, 1930. Carlsbad Caverns National Park became a World Heritage Site on December 6, 1995.


About Carlsbad Caverns National Park:

For directions, maps and other information about Carlsbad Caverns National Park and the surrounding area, visit the website at: http://www.nps.gov/cave/

About Carlsbad Caverns Guadalupe Mountains Association:
The Carlsbad Caverns Guadalupe Mountains Association is a private, nonprofit organization whose main objectives are to provide interpretation for park visitors, and to support the mission of the National Park Service at Carlsbad Caverns, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, and the lands related to them in New Mexico and West Texas since 1957.
To learn more, visit the website at: http://www.ccgma.org/

About the Cave Resource Foundation:
The Cave Resource Foundation is an American, private, nonprofit group dedicated to the exploration, research, and conservation of caves. Its stated goals are: to promote exploration and documentation of caves and karst areas, initiate and support cave and carst research, aid in cave conservation and protection, and to assist with the interpretation of caves and karst to the public.
To learn more, visit the website at: http://www.cave-research.org/

About the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park:
Dedicated to the interpretation of the Chihuahuan Desert, Living Desert State Park is an indoor/outdoor living museum displaying more than forty native animal species and hundreds of succulents from around the world. To learn more about Living Desert, visit the state parks website at: http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/nmparks/

About Brantley Lake State Park:
A southern desert park, Brantley Lake State Park is a refreshing place to fish and enjoy other water sports. The visitor center includes historical exhibits about the Wild West town of Seven Rivers. To learn more, visit the state parks website at: http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/nmparks/

Special Thanks to:
This program was developed with the support and assistance of the National Park Service and Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Special thanks to the Cave Resources Office, the Cave Research Foundation, T.K. Kajiki, Carolyn Richards, Dale Pate, Paul Burger, Jason Richards, Rob Lorenz, Shannan Marcak, David Thomas and all the rangers at Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Additional Photos Provided by:
National Park Service


   

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