• 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.

News

There's always something happening at Capulin Volcano! Capulin Volcano National Monument strives to keep the public informed about new events which occur with the park by providing press releases to local and regional new providers, and by posting current news releases on this web site, Facebook, and Twitter.

The park also publishes the Capulin Chronicle, a bi-annual newsletter communicating all the exciting things that take place at Capulin Volcano.

Did You Know?

Black and white photograph of Folsom projectile point.

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.