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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

SOUTH (Toward Albuquerque/Santa Fe)

EAST (Toward Amarillo, TX)

WEST (Toward Taos)

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