• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

Fees & Reservations

The National Park Service will waive entrance fees on the following days in 2014:

  • January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 15 - 17: Presidents' Day Weekend
  • April 19-20: National Park Week
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 27: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

Tough economic times call for economical fun, and you can't beat America's 401 national parks for family time, fresh air, and opportunities to learn about our great country.

 

ENTRANCE FEES
Per private vehicle:

$5.00 - receipt valid for 7 Days

Capulin Volcano National Monument accepts federal passports, all Interagency, Golden Age, and Golden Access passes. The park also offers an annual pass specific to the monument at the cost of $10.00, good for twelve months from the date of purchase.

Contact the park for information about fees for groups and commercial buses. Please contact us in advance if you are arriving in a large vehicle (RV) or bus. The maximum size of a vehicle allowed on the Volcano Road without an escort is 26 feet in length and/or 8 feet in width.

Fee Waivers
Educational groups may apply for a waiver of park fees. We ask that you submit your fee waiver request 4 weeks in advance of your visit so that we may be able to accommodate your needs by ensuring adequate staffing and the best possible customer service.

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.