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For six nights in December, Carlsbad Caverns National Park will offer visitors an opportunity to experience the wonders of Carlsbad Caverns and its colorful history in special guided tours. Dressed in historical costumes, park staff will guide visitors on a lantern-lit tour of the front half of the Big Room in Carlsbad Cavern.
The tour will feature a re-creation of the historic Rock of Ages Ceremony, which was regularly conducted in the Big Room during the 1930s and 1940s. During this portion of the tour, visitors will experience “black out”, being immersed in total darkness, as a mysterious voice filles the cavern, singing the hymn “The Rock of Ages”.
Reservations are required as each tour is limited to 30 people.