Communities/Carlsbad, New Mexico
Guadalupe National Park offers an outdoor paradise known for its Salt Basin Dunes, wildlife-rich grassland, and fossilized reef mountains.

Life In Carlsbad, New Mexico

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Carlsbad is the epitome of a well-rounded community. With a population of 32,238, it offers all of the amenities you need along with the outdoor recreation you want – and year-round at that! Child and family-friendly perks abound including ample playgrounds, Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, Living Desert Zoo, Gardens State Park, and Carlsbad Water Park.

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Internet Speed Rating

1000 Mbps

Closest Airport

El Paso International Airport • 150 mi

Weather (High/Low)

97 / 31

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)


Carlsbad: FUN FACT

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is just a 20 minute drive from the city, and the Guadalupe Mountains National Park, home to El Capitan (elevation 8,085 feet), is just 54 miles Southwest across the Texas border.

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