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.
Volcano Road is Closed
Capulin Volcano National Monument is open however, the Volcano Road is closed due to unsafe driving conditions.
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?
Desert plants such as cacti may be found in the monument as the average yearly rainfall is only 15 inches.