Plan Your Visit

No matter what the season, a visit to Capulin Volcano National Monument will be enhanced by planning. Below you will find links to aid you in planning your trip.

 
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Directions
Capulin Volcano National Monument is located on State Highway 325, 3 miles from U.S. Highway 64/87.
 
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Fees and Reservations
All park visitors are required to pay an entry fee or show a pass in the Visitor Center.

 
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Operating Hours and Seasons
Capulin Volcano is open year-round. Closing only for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

 
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Oversized Vehicle Information
Learn about large vehicle restrictions and one-way traffic control procedures.
 
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Pets
Pets are prohibited in buildings and on trails other than the Nature Trail adjacent to the Visitor Center. In areas where pets are allowed, they must be on a leash.
 
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Coming Soon Special Use Permit
Learn about one-time permits for special events, weddings, and filming.

 
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Social Media
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and more.

 
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Things to do
Find out what activities are available to you, from hiking to hummingbird banding.
 
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Weather and Climate
Learn about seasonal weather conditions that may impact your visit.
 
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Your Safety
Your safety is your responsibility. Learn how you can better prepare for your visit.

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