Junction Cave CLOSED for the winter
Junction Cave is now closed to protect hibernating bats that overwinter within. Please help protect our winged relatives by respecting this closure. The cave will reopen for visitation on March 16th, 2014. Other permit-accessible caves remain open.
Cave permits now available for selected park caves
FREE mandatory cave permits are now available to visit specific caves in El Malpais. Permits can be obtained at the El Malpais Information Center on NM Highway 53 or at the Northwest New Mexico Visitor Center at I-40/Exit 85. More »
07/27/2013Location: El Calderon Area on NM 53 Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Fee Information: No fees Contact Name: Information Center Contact Phone Number: 505-783-4774
Learn how to use high intensity intervals to meet fitness goals and improve your health. Meet a ranger at the start time in the parking lot of the El Calderon Area (21 miles southwest of Grants on NM 53). Wear fitness attire, a hat, and sunscreen. Bring water and a snack.