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 »
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Make a Donation!
Thank you for your interest in supporting El Malpais National Monument. Your donation will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services for El Malpais National Monument. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference. We welcome and are grateful for your support of El Malpais National Monument.
You can also donate your time by volunteering.
Did You Know?
The Western Diamondback rattlesnake is one of several species of rattlesnake that inhabit the high desert of El Malpais. Like all wildlife in the park, they are protected and should be given space and respect. More...