• Historic inscriptions carved in the bluff at El Morro.

    El Morro

    National Monument New Mexico

Entrance Fees and Passes

El Morro National Monument is now fee free. After a thorough review of the fee program, National Park Service management determined it is no longer feasible to collect entrance and camping fees at El Morro. As of April 1, 2013, the national monument is now fee free year round.

Did You Know?

Image of Inscription Rock at El Morro National Monument

Early Spanish travelers called the questa El Morro, which is Spanish for the headland or the bluff. Subsequent American travelers referred to El Morro as Inscription Rock, but when it came to naming the National Monument in 1906, the earlier Spanish name persevered.