• 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 »

Things To Know Before You Come

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The staff at El Morro National Monument looks forward to your visit! Click on the brown links above for information to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. In addition, you may always contact us for more information.
 
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A Student Conservation Association intern explains
the significance of El Morro National Monument.
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New Firearm Regulations



New firearm regulations will take effect on February 22, 2010. Make sure you know the law before your visit; click here to read all the details.

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.