Dedication at the Jornada del Muerto
Outdoor exhibits tell the story of Jornada del Muerto at Point of Rocks and Yost Escarpment.
To access Yost Escarpment and Point of Rocks trailheads on Sierra County Road A013 (near Truth or Consequences, NM):
Did You Know?
The dreaded Jornada del Muerto is a 90-mile stretch of almost waterless desert on El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro in present-day New Mexico. In the 1600 and 1700s, Spanish trade and supply caravans traveling the road between Mexico City and Santa Fe would move through this section at night.