Raton is surrounded by natural beauty; visit us for outdoor adventure year-round!
Sugarite Canyon State Park, one of Camping Life's Top Ten in the nation, features historic coal camps, abundant butterflies, two scenic lakes, fishing, camping, and spectacular vistas.
Capulin Volcano, a nearly perfectly-shaped cinder cone, was formed approximately 60,000 years ago, rising more than 1000 feet above the surrounding landscape.
Vermejo Park Ranch is the largest contiguous deeded ranch in New Mexico, containing 588,000 acres (about three-quarters the size of Rhode Island).
The Boy Scouts of America's premier high-adventure base challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 200 square miles of rugged New Mexico wilderness.
The National Rifle Association's famed Whittington Center is a short drive from the center of Raton.