• Historic inscriptions carved in the bluff at El Morro.

    El Morro

    National Monument New Mexico

For Kids

These young people are enjoying their visit to El Morro.
Kids enjoy leaving their own "inscriptions" the only place at El Morro where it's o.k. to—on the rocks in front of the visitor center.
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Image of kids and Mom at the kid's corner
Back at the visitor center, kids will find lots of books and other neat stuff in the "kid's corner".
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Did You Know?

Image of Governor Onate's inscription carved in 1605

The first inscription carved at El Morro was that of Governor Don Juan de Onate in 1605, 15 years before the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock.