• Historic inscriptions carved in the bluff at El Morro.

    El Morro

    National Monument New Mexico

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Volunteer

There are a number of volunteer opportunities at the monument. Volunteers assist the staff with visitor information, guided walks, interpretive talks, school programs, trail maintenance, monitoring rock falls, and snow removal.

Housing or a trailer pad may be available.

Contact the park at 505-783-4226 to inquire about current volunteer opportunities.

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.