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Best trails in Capulin Mountain National Monument

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Looking for a great trail in Capulin Mountain National Monument, New Mexico? AllTrails has 6 great walking trails, kid friendly trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Capulin Mountain National Monument ranging from 0.9 to 5.2 miles and from 7,185 to 8,175 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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A Stellar Example of Recent Volcanic Activity Come view a dramatic landscape
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Map of trails in Capulin Mountain National Monument
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Top trails (6)
#1 - Crater Rim Trail
Capulin Mountain National Monument
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 41 m
Capulin Volcano is relatively uncrowded and quiet October through March. Visitation is lowest in January and February. Visitation is highest from April through September. July is the busiest month at Show more
#2 - Crater Vent Trail
Capulin Mountain National Monument
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Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 6 m
Trail at bottom of the Capulin Volcano.Show more
#3 - Lava Flow Trail
Capulin Mountain National Monument
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 26 m
Lava Flow Trail is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Folsom, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#4 - Boca Trail
Capulin Mountain National Monument
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 56 m
This trail winds around old lava formations and has a diverse list of plants including prickly pear, muhly grass, indian paint brush, bluebells, pinyon pines, ponderosa pine, and one aspen tree. Some Show more
#5 - Capulin Monument Drive
Capulin Mountain National Monument
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Length: 5.2 mi
Capulin Monument Drive is a 5.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Capulin, New Mexico that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for bShow more
#6 - Capulin Nature Trail
Capulin Mountain National Monument
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Length: 0.1 mi • Est. 2 m
Capulin Nature Trail is a 0.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Folsom, New Mexico and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and nature trips and is beShow more