• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Road Work

    When entering the park, watch out for road crew on April 16. Flaggers are on site to guide traffic to the visitor center. The vistor center and Volcano Road are open. Please call for more information.

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.

Resource Stewardship Girl Scout Ranger Program

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?

Bighorn Sheep 2011

In the summer of 2011, Capulin Volcano had two unexpected sightings of Bighorn Sheep at the base of the volcano. Pressure from severe drought conditions may have forced the sheep to seek new areas for food.