Plan Your Visit
You can also download our Planning Your Visit brochure (502k PDF File) to assist you with your trip planning.
The National Park Service offers a website to help guide you through our history: Discover Our Shared Heritage has a series of travel itineraries that explore our country's past through visiting places, like El Morro National Monument, which reflect aspects of American History. Visit the American Southwest for more information.
Did You Know?
Early Spanish travelers called the questa El Morro, which is Spanish for the headland or the bluff. Subsequent American travelers referred to El Morro as Inscription Rock, but when it came to naming the National Monument in 1906, the earlier Spanish name persevered.