Enabling Legislation and Current Park Regulations
Public Law 100-225:This law was signed by President Ronald Reagan and established El Malpais National Monument in 1987.
2015 El Malpais Superintendent's Compendium: This document summarizes the existing regulatory provisions governing El Malpais National Monument. These are an extension of CFR 36 and not all-inclusive of National Park Service rules and regulations. Click here for CFR 36.
Hunting is not allowed in El Malpais National Monument. For information and maps about hunting on adjacent lands, please see the New Mexico Game and Fish Department for maps. It is your responsibility to know the rules what land you are on.