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


    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).


The Monument's visitor center is located on the westside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. From Interstate 40 take the Unser Blvd. exit (#154) and proceed north 3 miles to Western Trail. Turn left or west onto Western Trail and follow road to the visitor center.

From Interstate 25 take the Paseo del Norte exit (#232) and proceed west to Coors Road exit south. Proceed south on Coors Road to Western Trail. Turn right or west onto Western Trail and follow road to the visitor center. For a printable color version of park map Click Here.

For Volcanoes access, please note that the City of Albuquerque renamed Paseo del Volcan to Atrisco Vista Boulevard.

Attention GPS Users:
Please use the following coordinates to find the visitor center. If you simply search for "Petroglyph National Monument" you will be directed either to a local neighborhood or to the monument's administrative office which is not designed for visitors.

Degrees, minutes and seconds:
Datum: WGS84
35° 8'20.18" N
106°42'40.31" W

Decimal degrees:
Datum: WGS84

Decimal minutes:
Datum: WGS84
35° 8.336' N
106° 42.672' W

Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM):
Zone: 13
Datum: WGS84
344106.94 m E
3889791.15 m N
Map of Petroglyph National Monument 2012 version