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Carlsbad Caverns National Park Implements Additional Preventative Measures Due to Increasing Fire Danger 

Carlsbad Caverns National Park News Release  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 21, 2022 Contact: Laura Steele, Acting Chief Ranger, 575-236-1426, laura_steele@nps.gov Additional Preventative Measures Implemented Due to Increasing Fire Danger  CARLSBAD, New Mexico—As a result of increasing fire danger at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, overnight camping is prohibited, permitting of overnight backcountry trips is suspended, and propane stoves are prohibited. The previously issued preventative […]

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park Implements Preventative Measures Due to Extreme Fire Danger

Carlsbad Caverns National Park News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 14, 2022 Contact: Laura Steele, Acting Chief Ranger, 575-236-1426, laura_steele@nps.gov CARLSBAD, New Mexico—Due to extreme fire danger, Carlsbad Caverns National Park will implement the following preventative measures beginning on Friday, April 15:  Closure of Walnut Canyon Desert Drive due to tall grass in some parking areas Charcoal and wood fires are prohibited Smoking is prohibited, except […]

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