Summer Hours Change
On May 24, 2013, Capulin Volcano National Monument will be tranisitioning to our summer hours. The park will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The road to the volcano rim will be accessible until 4:50 p.m.
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?
Distinctive projectile points found in 1928 imbedded amongst bones from an extinct Bison stunned archeologists and changed the known date of human arrival in the new world from 3,000 years ago to more than 10,000 years ago. The points were named Folsom after the nearby town.