Capulin Volcano Visitor Center, Volcano Road, and Park store closed

As a public health precaution, the Visitor center, Volcano Road, and the Park Store are temporarily closed for the safety of staff and visitors. The trails are open and the monument hours are dawn to dusk. There are no emergency services on site. In case of emergencies dial 911.

Please take all proper health precautions while hiking and respect the social distance of a minimum of 6 feet.

Capulin Volcano, in the distance, is framed by gate posts and a windmill from the plains.

Learn About the History of Capulin

Capulin Volcano has been the Sentinel of the Plains for 60,000 years. Standing watch over the history of the area from Folsom Man to Today.

A Bull Elk stands in the snow outside the Visitors Center.

Learn about the Natural Side of Capulin

The dynamic landscape allows numerous plants and animals to live around the volcano. Learn more about who calls Capulin home.

Last updated: March 21, 2020

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Des Moines, NM 88418


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