Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
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.
Hours of OperationThe Monument is staffed daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Vehicles may travel up to the volcano rim until 4:20 p.m. The road to the volcano rim closes at 4:20 p.m. daily. Monument hours will not change beginning Memorial Day.
Credit/Debit Card Only to pay entrance feesStarting January 1, 2018 Capulin Volcano will only be accepting credit/debit cards for monument entrance fees. There will be limited cash only passes available through our cooperating association.
Weather ForecastPlease check the weather forecast prior to your arrival. Lightning, road washouts, or snow and ice may result in a closure of Volcano Road and the volcano rim.