• 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.

Fees & Reservations

The National Park Service will waive entrance fees on the following days in 2013:

  • January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • April 22-26 National Park Week
  • August 25 National Park Service Birthday
  • September 28 National Public Lands Day
  • November 9-11 Veterans Day Weekend

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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?

Blue Grama

Capulin Volcano is a meeting place for the prairie of the Great Plains and the forests of the Rocky Mountains making it home to the state grass of New Mexico, Blue Grama grass, and the state tree, the Piñon pine.