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.
Girl Scouts of the USA
Participate in the Girl Scout Ranger Program
The National Park Service Resource Stewardship Girl 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.
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 email or by calling (575) 278-2201.
Fee Waiver for Volunteer Groups
According to NPS policy, Girl Scouts of the USA 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.
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.