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.
The Volcano Road, which leads to the rim, is approximately two miles long. Snow, ice accumulation, and/or severe thunderstorms can also close the Volcano Road. Current road conditions are available by calling monument headquarters at 575-278-2201 x302.
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.