• Historic inscriptions carved in the bluff at El Morro.

    El Morro

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Camel Corps Commemoration!

    Join us on Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept 21, 2014 as we commemorate the Beale Expedition of 1857 and the "camel corps"! There will be fun for the whole family and yes, live camels! More »

  • 2014 Compendium now available

    The 2014 compendium is now available via the link below. It includes new prohibitions on the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in national park units. More »

Be a Junior Ranger

This junior ranger badge, certificate, and book can be yours!

All of this can be your for taking part in the Junior Ranger program!

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Want to be a Junior Ranger?

When you get to El Morro National Monument, make sure you ask a park ranger or volunteer for your own free copy of the Junior Ranger program. There are lots of fun activities for you to do while you're on your hike. When you're all finished, you'll get a Junior Ranger Certificate and your very own badge. We bet you'll also leave knowing a lot about El Morro National Monument!

Did You Know?

Image of tinaja on mesa top at El Morro National Monument

It is likely the early inhabitants of Atsinna Pueblo at El Morro National Monument collected water when they could from the many tinajas found across the top of the mesa. These natural depressions in the sandstone hold rain during the summer monsoons and snowmelt during the winter.