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.
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.
Education is a Blast!
With a variety of natural resources, Capulin Volcano is an excellent setting for teaching in person or via the web.Read More
Hummingbird Monitoring Project
Capulin Volcano has some exciting sights to see. One of the most spectacular is the hummingbirds zipping from tree to tree.Read More
Join the Conversation
Capulin Volcano is experimenting with new ways to engage park visitors. Check out our Facebook and Twitter pages to help you plan your visit.Read More
Out of this World Volcanoes!
Volcanoes are not restricted to the planet Earth. Join us for a series of night hikes and star parties to learn about volcanoes in space.Read More
An Exciting Ecotone
Capulin Volcano is a unique meeting place between the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains. Learn about our ecotone and how you can help preserve it.Read More
Did You Know?
Distinctive projectile points found in 1928 imbedded amongst bones from an extinct Bison stunned archeologists and changed the known date of human arrival in the new world from 3,000 years ago to more than 10,000 years ago. The points were named Folsom after the nearby town.