• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

A Stellar Example of Recent Volcanic Activity

Come view a dramatic landscape—a unique place of mountains, plains, and sky. Born of fire and forces continually reshaping the earth’s surface, Capulin Volcano provides access to nature’s most awe-inspiring work.

Did You Know?

color photograph of pincushion cactus with blossom

Desert plants such as cacti may be found in the monument as the average yearly rainfall is only 15 inches.