Take This Epic Road Trip To See The 11 Volcanoes That Shaped New Mexico

Volcanoes are cool! In New Mexico, our volcanoes are part of what makes our landscape so special. Did you know that New Mexico is also called “The Land of Volcanoes”? Not only do we have a lot of volcanoes, we have almost every type of volcanic landform. Many of our volcanic features also play a part in Native culture and are considered sacred.

To see some of the most significant volcanoes and volcanic features across the state, check out our Volcano Road Trip.

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It doesn’t take much to see a volcano in New Mexico. We’re sure you’ve seen a few. Were you surprised that some of these landscapes features were formed by volcanoes? Which are your favorites and why?