If you love to explore ancient volcanoes, El Malpais National Monument is the place to do it. Located near Grants, New Mexico, the National Monument offers camping, hiking, lava tube exploration, wildlife, and more. The landscape of El Malpais National Monument is know for its geology the the habits created by the eruptions of a volcanoes in the area thousands of years ago.

The area has many unique hikes and sites to visit such as La Ventura Arch. You may also encounter a variety of wildlife that are in the area such as deer, elk, and coyotes.

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