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 »
09/01/2013Location: 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.