• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

Plan A Field Trip

Reservations and Fee Waivers

Educational visits may qualify for a waiver of entrance fees. Applications for fee waivers must be submitted in writing. The application can be requested by phone at 575-278-2201 x 231, e-mail, or by writing Park Ranger, Capulin Volcano National Monument, P.O. Box 40, Des Moines, New Mexico 88418.

Fee Waiver Application
Children at crater rim.
School children on a field trip view the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field from the top of Capulin Volcano.
An NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Color photograph by David Umbach of lizard peeking over edge of rock.

Lizards and other reptiles need to warm up in the sun. Visitors to Capulin Volcano often see lizards scurry into rock crevices when startled.