Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Closed due to Federal Government ShutdownDuring the federal government shutdown, this website will not be updated and may not reflect current conditions. All facilities and services at Capulin Volcano are currently closed.
Buses, RV's, all Trailers, Vehicles over 26 feet!Vehicles 26ft & over are prohibited to drive to the top of the volcano. Trailers may be left in the lot at the base of the volcano. Vehicles over 26ft are unable to maintain their lanes. Special arrangements may be possible for CDL drivers with permits.
Credit/Debit Card Only to pay entrance feesWe only accept credit/debit cards entrance fees. There will be limited cash only passes available through our cooperating association.
Limited Hours of OperationThe Monument is staffed daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The road to the volcano rim closes at 4:10 p.m. daily. Vehicles may travel up to the volcano rim until 4:10 p.m.