• Petroglyphs and volcanic escarpment view from the Mesa Point trail at Boca Negra Canyon.

    Petroglyph

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Visitors & GPS Users: Please go to the Visitor Center (Unser at Western Trail)

    To find the visitor center please use the coordinates provided in the 'Directions' link. Otherwise you will get lost driving in various neighborhoods that surround the monument. Do not go to Headquarters (6001 Unser Blvd.) it is not designed for visitors. More »

  • See petroglyphs at Boca Negra & Piedras Marcadas Canyons

    Petroglyph viewing is available at Boca Negra and Piedras Marcadas Canyons. Rinconada Canyon is temporarily closed due to trail collapse and unsafe trail conditions. Per Superintendent's Order: T36 CFR 1.5(f).

For Kids

Junior Ranger and Senior Ranger Programs

Petroglyph National Monument offers two activity booklets for visiting families. Depending upon grade level and/or age, those children visiting the monument may pick up a Junior Ranger or Senior Ranger activity book at the Visitor Center. Upon completing a number of activities children will be awarded their Junior or Senior Ranger badge, patch, and a certificate.

The National Park Service does offer a internet-based national Junior Ranger program entitled WebRangers. Please visit http://www.nps.gov/webrangers/ to begin your national park adventure today.