• Historic inscriptions carved in the bluff at El Morro.

    El Morro

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • 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

Park rangers and volunteers are here to help you.

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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 children reading inscriptions at El Morro National Monument

If you walk the Inscription Loop Trail at El Morro National Monument, you can see some 2000 petroglyphs and inscriptions. The inscriptions date back to the 1600s when the Spanish traveled through the area.