• 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 »

Accessibility

Image of the paved path leading to the pool on the Inscription Trail at El Morro.

Visitors enjoy the scenery along the Inscription Trail.

NPS Photo

The visitor center, picnic area, and campground are all wheelchair accessible. The Inscription Trail is wheelchair accessible with assistance. The Headland Trail is not. A park ranger or volunteer will assist you with finding the best route when you arrive at El Morro.

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.