For more than a century, visitors have made the trek to the top of the Capulin Volcano to be awed by the surrounding landscape. Whether traveling by horse, wagon, or car, the uniqueness of this resource and the grandeur of the view have provided opportunities for individuals to make deep-seated connections to this special place.
People have had an enduring connection with Capulin Volcano for many generations. Click on any of the links to learn about the various people who have travelled through or lived near this natural landmark thereby influencing its history and culture.
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.