The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce that the state’s eight museums (including this one) and seven of its historic sites will reopen to the public at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2020. These facilities, which closed on March 16, 2020, may resume operation at 25% of normal capacity under the state’s current Public Health Order.
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Southern edge of the San Juan volcanic field
Type:Outlying flows and tuffs from series of ash flow calderas in the central and southern San Juan volcanic field
Significance:The southern type of the extension San Juan volcanic field, site of multiple super eruptions much like the Datil-Mogollon field of southwestern NM
Composition:Rhyolite to intermdiate ash, lava, and intrusions
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