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.
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?
In the summer of 2011, Capulin Volcano had two unexpected sightings of Bighorn Sheep at the base of the volcano. Pressure from severe drought conditions may have forced the sheep to seek new areas for food.