A glimpse into the past
El Morro National Monument weaves a colorful tapestry of the history of New Mexico. Hundreds of petroglyphs bear witness to the lives of ancestral Puebloans. Archaic Spanish inscriptions proclaim "paso por aqui" (I passed by here). Other inscriptions mark the journeys of early American pioneers, western emigrants, soldiers and railroad surveyors.
Last updated: January 26, 2023