Park Statistics


Capulin Volcano National Monument was designated August 9, 1916 under the direction of President Woodrow Wilson.

In 1891, previous to the national monument designation, Capulin Volcano and the land surrounding were withdrawn from "settlement, entry or other disposition under any of the public land laws until such time as Congress may see fit."


Gross Area Acres - 793

A bar graph lists years from 1918 to 2018 along the bottom while number of visitors is listed along the left of the graph from zero to 80,000.  Bars on the graph cycle through five colors.  1968 appears to be the busiest year with approximately 75,000.
Capulin National Monument Visitation Statistics


Annual Visitation Statistics

Last updated: June 23, 2018

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