Visitor Center Restroom Construction
Beginning Jan. 30, 2014, the visitor center restrooms will be under construction. Please check with a ranger for an available restroom if needed.
Lodging and camping are not available within Capulin Volcano National Monument.
Capulin, NM, 3 miles from the monument, has an RV and tent campground with some cabins for rent.
Des Moines, 12 miles east, has one small local motel.
Raton, NM, 30 miles west, and Clayton, NM, 58 miles east, have numerous local and national chain motels. Commercial campgrounds and state parks are also available in both Raton and Clayton.
Did You Know?
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.