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... and then headed back south the the caverns. The attraction at dusk is watching the bats take flight. We arrived plenty early and heard some great things about bats from the park ranger. I've never thought about bats very much but I'd say it transformed my somewhat leery attitude toward these little flying mammals. The picture of the bats in flight and the video are not ours, but they give you a pretty ...
... dann von den Bauern als Dünger für Obstbäume geerntet und so begann die Erforschung der Höhle vor über 100 Jahren.
Ein junger Mann am BLM sagte uns , dass es auch eine 5 Meilen Höhlensystem auf der Parker Ranch gibt, genau dort, wo wir mit unserem Camper standen. (Die Weiden in der Wüste bestehen größtenteils aus Wacholder, Salbei , Yuccas und Kakteen , mit nur ein paar Grasbüscheln hi und da.) Am dritten Morgen packten wir ...
... even closed all nearby trails to foot traffic.
We set off exploring along a track that eventually intercepted one of the closed trails. First we discovered the remnants of the floods at a Native American rock art site. The floods had washed down two canyons and met at the base of the mountain with the eroded cliff band, leaving behind a wall of rounded rocks and a scoured rock face. Climbing on the rocks led to Andy's discovery of the Native American rock art site. ...
We focused on two very extreme items that fly in the air - UFOs and bats. Driving through New Mexico gives a new meaning to long stretches of flat highways with nothing in between. We drove through one quirky town after another. Many of these towns revolved around the rail road, and ranching. Now a days oil and gas are prominent. The quirkiest town of all (maybe in the whole US) was Roswell. Most infamously known for ...
We arrived at the national park shortly after 9am when it opened. We opted to hike the natural entry down rather than take the elevator. I highly recommend the hike. The entry to the cave is impressive. We had already been in two different caves on this trip, but the scale of Carlsbad is indescribable. Shortly after reaching the bottom of the cave Matt got yelled at by ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsWhites City Resort
Old, tired RV park.
No water pressure
Unfriendly staff-willingly gave erroneous information about the caverns
As a result almost missed the bat flight.........
WIFi reception good
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