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

    El Malpais

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • 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 Northwest New Mexico Visitor Center at I-40/Exit 85 or at the El Malpais Information Center on NM Highway 53. More »

Event Details

  • 09/01/2013

    Location: La Ventana Arch off NM 117 Time: 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Fee Information: no fees

Join a BLM ranger for a hike around La Ventana Arch after dark! Meet at the La Ventana Arch parking area just off NM Highway 117, 18 miles south of I-40/Exit 89. The hike starts at 8 pm.