Cell Phone Service
Over the years, cellular service in central New Mexico has improved so that coverage is available in most towns and along most major highways. However, expect to find areas without coverage throughout the region. The three units of Salinas Pueblo Missions continue to have poor cellular service. Below is a rough summary of coverage in the park. However, for your own safety, please remember that:
Coverage is generally available in the town of Mountainair although it can be spotty inside the visitor center.
There is little to no coverage at the Abo unit.
There may be some spotty coverage along the interpretive trail and the Spanish Corral Trail, but it is unreliable.
There is little to no coverage at the Gran Quivira unit.
Did You Know?
The Salinas Pueblo Missions were all abandoned prior to the 1680 Pueblo Revolt, and despite numerous attempts, permanent settlements were not re-established in the area until the mid-1800s.