Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor Center
The park visitor center is closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 25th, and January 1st. The park visitor center is open year round, daily 8:30am to 4:30pm, and is located off Unser Blvd. NW at Western Trail (GPS Lat: 35.139 Long: -106.711). It is located off Unser Blvd. NW at Western Trail (GPS Lat: 35.139 Long: -106.711). Please note that petroglyph viewing trails are not at the visitor center.

Park Trails
All of the park trails are open year round. The petroglyph viewing trail systems (Boca Negra, Rinconada, and Piedras Marcadas Canyons) are a 1-6 mile drive from the visitor center, depending on the trail. The Volcanoes Day Use Area does not offer petroglyph viewing. Individual trail hours may differ - please see below.

Boca Negra Canyon: open daily 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Last entry at 4:00 PM daily is strictly enforced. (Closed on the three holidays listed under Visitor Center) GPS Lat: 35.161 Long: -106.719

Rinconada Canyon: parking lot open daily 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Access is available sunrise to sunset by parking outside of gated parking lot. No water. GPS Lat: 35.127 Long: -106.725

Piedras Marcadas Canyon: open from sunrise to sunset daily. No restrooms. No water. GPS Lat: 35.1887 Long: -106.6856

Volcanoes Day Use Area: parking lot open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily. Access is available sunrise to sunset by parking outside of gated parking lot. No water. GPS Lat: 35.1306 Long: -106.7803

Last updated: February 9, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Headquarters Administration Offices
6001 Unser Blvd. NW

Albuquerque, NM 87120

Phone:

(505) 899-0205 x335

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