Tag Archives: El Malpais National Monument

Closure of NPS Administered Portions of CR42 Due To Cerro Bandera Fire

National Park Service News Release For Immediate ReleaseJune 9, 2022Contact: Jamie Kern, 505-876-2783, jamie_kern@nps.gov Grants, NM – The Cerro Bandera fire was reported at 10:40 am today on private land just west of the El Malpais National Monument boundary near CR 42 and NM 53. In response to the fire, the National Park Service is […]

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National Park Service announces Stage II Fire Restrictions beginning May 4, 2022 for El Malpais and El Morro National Monuments

May 4, 2022 Contact: Lisa Dittman, 505-285-4641 ext. 218, lisa_dittman@nps.gov Grants, NM – As a result of the extreme fire danger, Stage II Fire Restrictions are being implemented in El Malpais and El Morro National Monuments. Stage II restrictions include no campfires or smoking outdoors in the park. These restrictions are in effect beginning at […]

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