Plan Your Visit

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 our visitor center where staff can help you decide where to go next.
 
A hiker takes in the views from a ridge near El Calderon on the Continental Divide Trail.
A hiker takes in the views from a ridge near El Calderon on the Continental Divide Trail in El Malpais.

NPS Photo by Sue Olin

 

 

Last updated: June 7, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1900 E. Santa Fe Ave.
Grants, NM 87020

Phone:

(505) 876-2783
This number calls the El Malpais National Monument Visitor Center. Rangers are on staff from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM to answer calls.

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