Capulin Volcano National Monument

Capulin Volcano National Monument

Lodging & Dining


Lodging and camping are not available at Capulin Volcano.

Capulin, NM, 3 miles from the park, has an RV and tent campground with some cabins for rent.

Raton, NM, 30 miles west, and Clayton, NM, 58 miles east of the park, have numerous local and national chain motels. Commercial campgrounds and state parks are also available in both Raton and Clayton.

Where To Eat

Food service is not available at Capulin Volcano. A picnic area with tables, grills, restrooms and trash containers is open all year, although the restrooms are closed from mid-October until May.

The closest restaurants are in Capulin, Folsom and Des Moines, NM. The Capulin Country Store, 3 miles from the volcano, is open daily for lunch from 11 am until 3 pm from May through October. The Folsom Village Inn serves lunch and dinner. The Sierra Grande Restaurant, 12 miles east in Des Moines, is open year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Other restaurants and fast food is available in Raton, NM, 30 miles west, and Clayton, NM, 58 miles east, of Capulin Volcano.

Chambers of Commerce

For more information about lodging and dining in these towns, visit the Raton Chamber of Commerce, the Clayton Chamber of Commerce or the Clayton-Union County Chamber of Commerce.