El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico Recreation Area Info & Images

El Malpais National Monument Image Gallery

Directions

Take exit 85 of I-40 in Grants, New Mexico. After you exit, head south on Santa Fe Ave, and continue straight over the freeway overpass. Take a left at the entrance sign for El Malpais Visitor Center. Continue 300 yards until you reach the parking lot.

Phone

(505) 876-2783

Activities

AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

New Mexico Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

New Mexico Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More New Mexico Recreation Areas | El Malpais National Monument Official Website | El Malpais National Monument Map

The richly diverse volcanic landscape of El Malpais offers solitude, recreation, and discovery. Explore cinder cones, lava tube caves, sandstone bluffs, and hiking trails. Wildlife abounds in the open grasslands and forests. While some may see a desolate environment, people have been adapting to and living in this extraordinary terrain for generations. Come discover the land of fire and ice!