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.
Fees & Reservations
The National Park Service will waive entrance fees on the following days in 2014:
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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.
Did You Know?
In 1933, Capulin Mountain National Monument was the recipient of a Civil Works Project. The project employed twenty-four local men to improve the park's infrastructure which included the road to the rim of the volcano. More...