A Wild and Wonderful Land
El Malpais National Monument and National Conservation Area encompass over 350,000 acres. Whether you have an hour or a week, this area offers experiences that range from scenic drives and self-guided trails to remote wilderness exploration.
Whatever your choice, come prepared! You can explore this website or download our brochures to plan your trip. If you are already in the El Malpais region, you can stop at one of our visitor centers where staff can help you decide where to go next.
Last updated: May 6, 2017