• 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 »

Plan A Field Trip

After a fun and educational hike at El Morro, students relax at the group picnic site.

The group picnic site can be reserved in advance at no charge to school groups who have obtained an educational fee waiver to visit El Morro.

NPS Photo

El Morro National Monument's goals for your visit are to protect the unique resources of El Morro and to help provide a safe and educational setting for your students. To do this, we will need your help. 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.

Prepare yourself and your students before you visit with the Preparing for Your School Visit Brochure (134 k PDF File)

Did You Know?

Image of White-throated Swift

El Morro National Monument's avian claim to fame is the White-throated Swift, which was described to science for the very first time here in 1851, by Dr. S. W. Woodhouse of the Sitgreaves Expedition.