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


    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Attention GPS Users

    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 »

  • Rinconada Canyon Closed for trail restoration project

    Per Superintendent's Order: T36 CFR 1.5(f), Rinconada Canyon and other side trails near this area are closed until further notice due to an extensive trail restoration project. Both Boca Negra and Piedras Marcadas Canyons are open for petroglyph viewing.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Petroglyph National Monument Visitor Center

Las Imágenes Visitor Center

Open Year Round 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MST

We suggest that all visitors first stop at the visitor center (Unser Blvd. NW at Western Trail) to receive brochures, trail maps, and current park information.

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days. Also closed during severe weather. The visitor center typically closes at 2:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's eve's.