A Stellar Example of Recent Volcanic Activity

Come view a dramatic landscape—a unique place of mountains, plains, and sky. Born of fire and forces continually reshaping the earth’s surface, Capulin Volcano provides access to nature’s most awe-inspiring work.

Capulin Volcano, in the distance, is framed by gate posts and a windmill from the plains.

Learn About the History of Capulin

Capulin Volcano has been the Sentinel of the Plains for 60,000 years. Standing watch over the history of the area from Folsom Man to Today.

A Bull Elk stands in the snow outside the Visitors Center.

Learn about the Natural Side of Capulin

The dynamic landscape allows numerous plants and animals to live around the volcano. Learn more about who calls Capulin home.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 40
Des Moines, NM 88418

Phone:

(575) 278-2201

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