This two-sided map shows two worlds - the beautiful landscape in and around Carlsbad National Park and Wilderness area on one side, and one of the world's most fascinating and accessible underground wonders on the other.
Above ground, the map includes Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Wilderness, portions of Lincoln National Forest, and the surrounding area. Hiking trails include Chihuahua Desert Nature Trail, Old Guano Road Trail, Rattlesnake Canyon Trail, Guadalupe Ridge Trail, Slaughter Canyon Trail, Slaughter Canyon Cave Trail, Yucca Canyon Trail, Usery Trail, and Rock Shelter Trail.
The Caverns map features detailed trail information for both guided and self-guided tours, including detail that shows stalactites, stalagmites, columns, breakdowns, slopes, pools, bat guano, gypsum, and unexplored passages. Includes UTM grids for use with your GPS.
Approximately 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" folded; 25 1/2" x 37 3/4" fully opened
Scale = 1:35,000
Map revised - 2007
More than just a map, National Geographic Trails Illustrated topographic maps are designed to take you into the wilderness and back. Printed on tear-resistant, waterproof material, this map can go anywhere you do. Each map is based on exact reproductions of USGS topographic map information, updated, customized, and enhanced to meet the unique features of each area. The maps include valuable wilderness tips and Leave No Trace guidelines, along with updated trails, trailheads, points of interest, campgrounds, and much more. With a new color palette and stunning shaded relief, backcountry navigation has never been easier.