Expect delays due to road work on HWY 64/87 west of Capulin, between Capulin and Raton, NM.
Picnic Area Restrooms Closed
Restrooms at the picnic area are temporarily closed. The restrooms in the Visior Center and in the Volcano Rim parking lot are open. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Boy Scouts of America
Participate in the Scout Ranger Program
The National Park Service/Boy Scouts of America Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Program has been developed to promote a better understanding of the NPS mission, educate young people about their responsibility in conserving our natural and cultural resources, encourage volunteer service and to promote good citizenship among young people. This NPS/BSA program is a component of the BSA Good Turn for America initiative. Earn a certificate for participating for a minimum of five hours in an organized educational program and/or volunteer service project at a national park unit. Or, earn a patch for participating for a minimum of 10 hours in an organized education program and/or volunteer service project at a national park unit. Check out the link below for more information or contact the park via e-mail or by calling (575) 278-2201.
Earn A Merit Badge Using Capulin Volcano's Resources
Fee Waiver for Volunteer Groups
According to NPS policy, Boy Scouts of America do not qualify for a fee waiver as an academic institution. However, entrance fees at Capulin Volcano can be waived should the group be willing to perform a volunteer service project.
For more information about this opportunity contact the park via e-mail or by calling (575) 278-2201.
Did You Know?
Sierra Grande is the largest feature in the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field. An andesite shield volcano, it is 5 miles in diameter and reaches an elevation of 8720 feet.