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This is an awesome trail to the heart of Capulin.


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Point to Point

7,868' 2,398 m

High

7,785' 2,373 m

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Up

83' 25 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly It is short and easy.

Standard NPS regulations apply.

Description

This trail is pretty straightforward—follow the trail that starts in the parking lot down to the base. Then throw your gears in reverse to return home—it's that easy.

Flora & Fauna

Shrubs, lizards, butterflies, and more can be found here.

Contacts

Shared By:

Isaac Bozeman

Trail Ratings

  3.3 from 3 votes

#27087

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Trail Rankings

#402

in New Mexico

#27,087

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Photos

A panorama of the gorgeous area that surrounds the volcano.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM
The trail heading up to the crest.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM
The view from the top is astounding.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM
A caterpillar on the volcanic rock.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM
A butterfly preparing for takeoff.
Apr 20, 2018 near Raton, NM

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Jul 24, 2022
Dan Shemon
Ahhh where the U.S. high plains meet the Rocky Mountains! Capulin Volcano NM, where I finally feel "out west"! 0.2mi — 0h 10m
Sep 6, 2021
Dan Shemon
Sad to be leaving the Rockies back to Texas 0.2mi — 0h 15m
Sep 5, 2020
Ryan Bowman
0.2mi
Feb 23, 2020
Lee Sybert
9h 30m
Mar 18, 2018
Matt Culpepper
(.25/100) 0.2mi
Jul 19, 2016
Ryan Bowman
0.2mi — 0h 10m
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