• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Road Work

    When entering the park, watch out for road crew on April 16. Flaggers are on site to guide traffic to the visitor center. The vistor center and Volcano Road are open. Please call for more information.

Our Staff & Offices

Park Management and Administration
Superintendent Peter Armato

The superintendent's office oversees all activities related to park-wide administrative, managerial, and support functions, as well as safety and planning. In addition, our superintendent is responsible for working with external constituencies in order to develop valuable park partnerships.

Interpretation and Visitor Services
Lead Park Ranger Lynn Cartmell

The interpretive division is primarily responsible for visitor services. Park rangers and guides in the interpretive division conduct activities that allow visitors to make intellectual and emotional connections to Capulin Volcano and the National Park Service. From guided hikes to night sky programs, these rangers help people from childhood through adulthood to experience and learn about the park's resources.

Resource Management
Acting Natural Resource Manager Zach Cartmell

Resource management at Capulin Volcano encompasses activities related to the management, preservation, and protection of the park's natural and cultural resources. Resource Management is responsible for ecosystem monitoring, restoration efforts, exotic/invasive species management, climate change response, natural resource education, and a variety of other activities regarding general resource protection.

Facilities Management
Maintenance Work Supervisor Virginia Tavarez

Facilities management, or maintenance, includes all activities designed to preserve and prolong the use park facilities and assets. From building renovation and roadway maintenance to water sampling and trash pickup, facilities management at Capulin Volcano ensures the preservation of park resources allowing visitors and staff to safely enjoy the park.

 

Did You Know?

Color photograph showing Capulin Volcano in the distance

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.