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El Malpais Information Center

El Malpais Information Center road sign
El Malpais Information Center

El Malpais Information Center is located 23 miles south of Grants, on NM Highway 53. It contains exhibits on natural history, geology, local art work, cultural topics and volcanology, a bookstore and regional information. Picnic tables, water and restrooms are also available here. Special programs are held at the exhibit during the summer months and various hikes and demonstrations also have their starting point at the Information Center. There is also access to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.

Seasons Open: All year

Hours Open: Friday through Tuesday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays

Fees: None

For More Information, Contact:

El Malpais National Monument
123 East Roosevelt Avenue , Grants, NM 87020
(505) 285-4641 · fax (505) 876-2791

John McCall wrote on September 30, 2012: Gentleman on duty today was great to talk to , informative and friendly, Phillip , Thanks for the chat

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Latitude: 34.992755700
Longitude: -108.036707600
Elevation: 7477 FT (2279 M)
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