• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

Directions

Car

Interstate 25 is the major north/south route through the state. The monument is located 33 miles east of Interstate 25 at Raton, NM, via US Highway 64/87. The park entrance is on New Mexico Highway 325, 3 miles north of the town of Capulin which is at the junction of NM Hwy 325 and US Hwy 64/87.

From the east, the monument is 58 miles west of Clayton, NM, also via US Hwy64/87.

Plane

Major airlines operate in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, and Amarillo. Albuquerque and Denver are approximately 270 miles from the monument. Colorado Springs and Amarillo are about 190 miles.


Public Transportation

There is no commercial transportation available to the park.

Did You Know?

Sepia tone historic photograph of Homer Farr sitting on the running board of his flag draped Model T.

The road to the top of Capulin Volcano National Monument was first constructed in 1925 by Homer J. Farr.