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.
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?
Capulin Volcano is approximately 4 miles in circumference at the base with a crater diameter of 1450 feet and an elevation of 8182 feet at the highest point.