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?
Desert plants such as cacti may be found in the monument as the average yearly rainfall is only 15 inches.