Carlsbad Caverns To Host Sign Language Cave Tour

September 27, 2013 / New Mexico, United States, North America
Devils Den — Natural Entrance Route Carlsbad Cavern.

Devils Den — Natural Entrance Route Carlsbad Cavern. Photo by Peter Jones/NPS

New Mexico’s Carlsbad Caverns National Park will soon be holding a special cave tour for anyone has a hearing loss and communicates by signing.

American Sign Language interpreters will join park rangers on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm for a tour of the beautiful King’s Palace.

English and Spanish interpreters will also be available to visitors during the tour.

Reservations are required to take part in this unique opportunity and visitors should make arrangements online at www.reservation.gov or by phone at 1-877-444-6777 or 1-877-833-6777 (TDD). On the day of the tour, visitors must pick up their reserved tickets by 12:30 p.m. at the ticket counter inside the park’s visitor center.

For more information about this event, contact Amanda Carrigan Grissom, Carlsbad Caverns’ accessibility coordinator at 575-785-3120 or via email at [email protected].

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