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This is a very cool and aptly named formation found in the Big Room area of Carlsbad Caverns National Park. There is a sign identifying it so it’s easy to find. It is one of so many interesting things in this wonderful park.
This is a highly-usual formation that's perfectly named. it's one of the most memorable parts of the caverns based on name recognition. I was with my 16-year-old, but I guarantee a younger kid would have thought this was one of the highlights--kind of like when...More
If you take a ranger guided, audio or self guided tour of the Carlsbad caverns great room, you will seen the Lion's tail and yes it looks exactly like a lions tail. These Stalactites are a combination of 2 types of formation. (Stalactites hang Tightly...More
There are a lot of nice formations in the cave and this one is no exception. There isn't much to say about it other than it does resemble a lion's tail and worth seeing if you are visiting the Big Room.