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Carlsbad Caverns: Left Hand Tunnel

Crisis in the Caves, 1979 On a hot July day in 1979, four men entered the elevator leading down into the Big Room of Carlsbad…

Carlsbad Caverns: Slaughter Canyon Cave

Tom's Missing Goats Tom Tucker went searching for a group of missing goats back in on hot July day in 1937. Eventually, he found his…

Carlsbad Caverns: Lower Cave

Carlsbad Caverns National Park offers a series of Ranger Guided tours that take you through caves off the beaten path. Some are called "Wild Cave"…

Carlsbad Caverns: The Big Room

Young Jim White's Adventure Imagine it's 1898, and you are a young boy of 16 years old. Your father sent you out with your trusty…

Natural Entrance Trail in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Ancient Inland Sea Like many natural geological formations of Southwest America, Carlsbad Cavern's story starts over 280 million years ago, during a time known as…

White Sands National Monument

Millions of Years in the Making White Sands National Monument is the culmination of a process that started over 250 million years ago when the…

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park of New Mexico

While making our way through New Mexico, Trail and I decided to visit the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens which is both a Zoo and…

Bandelier National Monument

For our first few days in New Mexico, we took a day to visit Bandelier National Monument, an amazing location. This historical site was designated…

New Mexico Museum of Space History

Alamogordo New Mexico was one of America's early centers of space research and experimentation. It had the perfect climate, weather, topography,¬†and remoteness for rocket research…

Roswell: Alien Encounters

X-Files was something of a cultural touchstone for Trail. She delights in shows about sasquatch, aliens, ghosts, and lost magical treasures. While no true believer,…

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