• Quarai 2014

    Salinas Pueblo Missions

    National Monument New Mexico

Directions

Plane

To Park: Air transportation, Amtrak, and bus service to Albuquerque. Access by Interstate Highways (I-40, I-25), state highway (NM 55, NM 60), and National Park Service access roads.



Car

DIRECTIONS: The Mountainair headquarters can be reached by taking I-25 south from Albuquerque to Belen, then NM 47 diagonally to US 60, then east 21 miles to Mountainair. To travel the historic highway route from the north, take I-40 east from Albuquerque to NM 337, drive south 54 miles to Mountainair. Information on the Quarai, Abó, and Gran Quivira ruins, as well as the surrounding area, are provided by National Park Service rangers at all three ruins and park headquarters.

Abó: Ruins are 9 miles west on US 60 and one-half mile north on NM 513. Telephone: (505) 847-2400.

Gran Quivira: Ruins are 26 miles south on NM 55. Telephone: (505) 847-2770.

Quarai: Ruins are 8 miles north on NM 55 and 1 mile west. Telephone: (505) 847-2290.

Public Transportation

In Park: No commercial transportation. Personal vehicle, bicycle, motorcycle

Did You Know?

JLW-Quarai

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.