Attractions within 30 Minutes of Raton

Capulin Volcano National Monument



Capulin Volcano National Monument, located just to the East of Raton, is an example of an extinct cinder cone volcano that is part of the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field. A paved road spirals around the volcano and visitors can drive up to a parking lot at the rim. Hiking trails circle the rim as well as lead down into the mouth of the volcano.


NORTH (Towards Denver, CO) Trinidad Lake State

ParkCity of Trinidad

Highway of Legends


SOUTH (Toward Albuquerque/Santa Fe)

Maxwell Wildlife RefugeSpringer Lake Springer MuseumDorsey Mansion


EAST (Toward Amarillo, TX)

Folsom MuseumCapulin Volcano National Monument


WEST (Toward Taos)

Vermejo Park RanchColfax Tavern Dawson CemeteryVillage of Cimarron St. James HotelOld Mill/Aztec Mill Museum Legends by Lantern Light Tours Philmont Scout Ranch Philmont MuseumsPhilmont Trading Post Cimarron Canyon State Park Express UU Bar Ranch

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