Great Western Inn & Suites

Address: 3804 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, New Mexico, 88220-5951, United States | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 3804 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, is near Carlsbad Village, Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, and Pecos River.
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        More Caverns!

        A travel blog entry by eskimo on Oct 08, 2015

        2 comments, 19 photos

        ... in 1902. The flume was replaced in 1903 with a four-span, closed-spandrel concrete arch, upon completion ranking briefly as the largest concrete structure in the world. The Pecos River Flume still provides water to the Carlsbad Irrigation System, directing much needed resources to local farmlands.

        Enough for today, we headed back to the hotel for a quiet evening, going through and naming the hundreds of photos taken ...

        Day 88 - Carlsbad Caverns - Best Cave & Bats Too!

        A travel blog entry by rickr53 on Aug 19, 2015

        69 photos

        ... and she said between 200,000 and 500,000 bats each night. No wonder it was so impressive!
        And no one took any pictures or videos. Once it started, we could see why electronics was not allowed. There were about 200 people there, sitting quietly observing the bats in awe. At times the bats would actually swirl over the crowd. If we had been allowed to use cameras, it would have been mayhem as everyone was jockeying for position ...

        On the Road Again

        A travel blog entry by rose4 on Apr 11, 2015

        16 photos

        ... and trails). We saw some great scenery, some of it, 'tho speeding along at 80 mph! Happy to reach the KOA campground around 7, we later realized we'd gained an hour with Mountain Time. Well, that gave us time to do laundry!!! Actually have had one terrific experience after another, even laundry where we met some really nice people. Life " on the road" is ...

        Deep down

        A travel blog entry by cth-road on Feb 09, 2015

        12 photos

        ... big cave rooms even though I have been to many caves in Europe. The reason being gas and not water which was the catalyzer in the formation process.
        The cave is home to 250.000 to 800.000 bats. Nobody really knows how many they are. But I did not see them because they spend the winter in Mexico.
        As conclusion, whoever wants to visit Carlsbad Caverns you definitely need to do the get you way down the natural way. It is stunning!

        Water and Rocks = Caves

        A travel blog entry by winegalcj on Oct 21, 2014

        8 photos

        ... And then there are the weekends when the parks fill up with noisy people, dogs, kids, bikes, campfires, loud music, louder teenagers, etc. You get my drift. I am exaggerating a little, but weekends are a real **** shoot. When we left City of Rocks we made our way on a Saturday towards El Paso in route to Carlsbad Caverns. We found a state park online and called to make a reservation, but when we got there the winds were howling like a mo-fo and our camping space ...