Summer Hours Change
On May 24, 2013, Capulin Volcano National Monument will be tranisitioning to our summer hours. The park will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The road to the volcano rim will be accessible until 4:50 p.m.
Traffic & Travel Tips
Hwy 64/87 between Raton and Clayton is currently undergoing construction. Delays may be encountered, with the possibility of sections of the road being reduced to one-lane with a pilot car escort. Sections of the road may also be reduced to a 45 MPH speed limit; tickets are written for violations. Allow extra travel time to get to Capulin Volcano National Monument.
Oversized Vehicle Accommodation
Did You Know?
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.