• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Road Work

    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.

Support Your Park

Do you care about the Capulin Volcano? Would you like to help preserve the wonderfully rich natural and cultural resources protected here? There are many ways to become more involved ...

You can help Capulin Volcano National Monument by volunteering, making a donation, or purchasing items through the park's cooperating association, Western National Parks Association.

Consider becoming a VIP - a participant in the Volunteers In Parks program. Volunteers are involved in virtually every aspect of park operations. Some work full-time during the summer season, while others may work one day a week or even for a few hours on a special project.

You can help Capulin Volcano by making a donation to the park. Donations support projects and programs that contribute directly to the visitor experience like trail rehabilitation and program outreach.


You can help Capulin Volcano and learn more about the park by purchasing books and other items online from the Western National Park Association Bookstore or by purchasing items from their bookstore within the park. Proceeds from sales benefit the educational, scientific, historical, and research efforts of the National Park Service.

Your purchases from the Capulin Volcano store directly benefit Capulin Volcano National Monument.

Public support is a critical component in the management of National Park Service lands. No other federal agency relies as heavily on the generosity and kindness of its visitors. We thank you for your past support and look forward to future partnerships.

Did You Know?

Color photograph showing Capulin Volcano in the distance

Capulin Volcano is approximately 4 miles in circumference at the base with a crater diameter of 1450 feet and an elevation of 8182 feet at the highest point.