• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Road Work

    Expect delays due to road work on HWY 64/87 west of Capulin, between Capulin and Raton, NM.

  • Picnic Area Restrooms Closed

    Restrooms at the picnic area are temporarily closed. The restrooms in the Visior Center and in the Volcano Rim parking lot are open. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Park Newspaper

Capulin Volcano National Monument's official newspaper contains current news, schedules, and information about the park. Capulin Volcano National Monument publishes the Capulin Chronicle biannually in May and October. These publications are freely distributed by the park and may be downloaded from this page. All of these digital publications require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. For best results, we suggest that you download the file to your computer before viewing or printing. Many more publications are available through the park's bookstore.


Capulin Chronicle Fall 2012 (309K pdf)

Capulin Chronicle Spring 2012 (602K pdf)

Capulin Chronicle Fall 2011 (943K pdf)

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.