• Historic inscriptions carved in the bluff at El Morro.

    El Morro

    National Monument New Mexico

For Teachers

Visiting El Morro can be fun and educational!

NPS Photo

Thank you for choosing to visit El Morro National Monument. A combination of hundreds of years of human history and millions of years of natural wonders can make this a truly educational experience for you and your students.

Please note, El Morro National Monument no longer charges an entrance fee. To make a reservation for a school group visit, please fill out and follow the directions for "Obtain a School Group Reservation" below.

Obtain a School Group Reservation
If your visit is educational in nature, your school group may qualify for a School Group Reservation. more . . .

Plan a Field Trip
By planning ahead and being prepared for what to expect when you’re here, a school visit can be enjoyable as well as educational for all. more . . .

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.