Alerts & Conditions

Phased Increase in Recreational Access
Updated: Friday, May 21, 2021

The National Park Service (NPS) is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. When recreating, please follow local health orders and recreate responsibly by following the CDC's social distancing guidelines, and stay at least 6 feet away from other people. Consistent with CDC recommendations, people who are not fully vaccinated (less than 2 weeks past your final dose) must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces. Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, access to Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument is as follows:


  • All roads, trails, and restrooms at our three sites (Abó, Quarai, and Gran Quivira) are open daily from 9 am- 5 pm.
  • Main Visitor Center and Museum in Mountainair, Abó Visitor Center and Quarai Visitor Center and Museum are open daily from 9 am - 5 pm.
  • Gran Quivira Visitor Center and Museum is open Thursday-Monday from 9 am - 5 pm.

Unavailable at this time:

  • Ranger-led tours and programs.
  • We are beginning to gradually reintroduce events. Please check our event calendar for upcoming events.

Please Recreate Responsibly

  • Park only in designated areas.
  • Pack out everything you bring in.
  • Follow the CDC’s social distancing guidelines for staying 6 ft (2 m) from others. If you are not fully vaccinated, wear a mask indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Stay on marked trails.
  • If you are sick, please stay home to avoid exposing others.

Last updated: May 21, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
PO Box 517

Mountainair, NM 87036-0517


(505) 847-2585

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