Carlsbad Caverns to be featured on postage stamp

Carlsbad Caverns postage stamp
(Photo: Courtesy of the United States Postal Service)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) – Carlsbad Caverns will be featured on a postage stamp in honor of the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary.

The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that the stamp will be released on June 2 and formally introduced at a ceremony at the World Stamp Show-NY 2106. Each of the National Parks depicted on the stamps will also have their own dedication ceremony.

Carlsbad is the fifth of 16 total National Park Forever Stamp images to be revealed. Other featured national parks include Acadia National Park, Arches National Park, Assateague Island National Seashore and Bandelier National Monument. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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