• Capulin Volcano National Monument by J. Unruh

    Capulin Volcano

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Road Work

    Expect delays due to road work on HWY 64/87 west of Capulin, between Capulin and Raton, NM.

  • Picnic Area Restrooms Closed

    Restrooms at the picnic area are temporarily closed. The restrooms in the Visior Center and in the Volcano Rim parking lot are open. Sorry for the inconvenience.


color photograph of intern, Jessica Albrecht, removing invasive plants

Jessica Albrecht, geology intern, removing invasive plant species.

NPS photo

Capulin Volcano National Monument could use your help in a variety of ways from enhancing visitor services to sharing your specialized expertise to help protect and preserve park resources. Artists may apply for our Artist in Residence Program.

In order to find out about current volunteer opportunities in Capulin Volcano National Monument, log on to www.volunteer.gov/gov.

Once you have completed the on-line application process from the above website, your completed application will be reviewed by a hiring official and compared with other applications for the same volunteer job.

A supervisor will contact you directly if you are being considered for a volunteer position.

If selected, more information about the job appointment, uniform, etc. will be sent to you.

If you are interested in finding out about volunteer opportunities in other National Parks and/or other government agencies, visit www.volunteer.gov/gov.

For additional information about volunteer opportunities in Capulin Volcano National Monument, please call (575)-278-2201 or email our office.

Thank you for your interest in Capulin Volcano National Monument!


Did You Know?


Capulin Volcano is just one of about one hundred volcanic features in the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field which covers about 8000 square miles in northeastern New Mexico and southeastern Colorado.