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    Salinas Pueblo Missions

    National Monument New Mexico

Operating Hours & Seasons

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Main Visitor Center in Mountainair is open daily 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The three park Mission Units (Abo, Quarai, and Gran Quivira) are open daily with summer hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day) 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., and winter hours (rest of the year) 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Salinas Pueblo Missions is closed three days out of the year: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. The park may also be closed due to inclement weather. Please call ahead to check the status on days of heavy wintry weather.

Did You Know?

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The caravan that supplied the missions only arrived every three years. Included in one year’s shipment was 45 gallons of sacramental wine, 42 pounds of prepared candle wax, and 26 gallons of lamp oil for illuminating the altar.