• Sweeping panoramic views of lava flows, cinder cones, and distant mountains can be enjoyed at Sandstone Bluffs.

    El Malpais

    National Monument New Mexico

Environmental Factors


The view south from the panoramic windows of the Northwest New Mexico Visitor Center off I-40 Exit 85.

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Weather

Conditions at El Malpais can be changeable during any season of the year; the area is influenced by its high elevation, nearby mountain ranges, the dark lava flows, and more. More info -->

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