• Historic inscriptions carved in the bluff at El Morro.

    El Morro

    National Monument New Mexico

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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.

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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 historic Mesa-top Trail at El Morro National Monument

The Headland Trail at El Morro National Monument was hand-carved into the sandstone by a Civil Works Administration (CWA) crew in 1933. CWA was one of the New Deal programs initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression.