• Historic inscriptions carved in the bluff at El Morro.

    El Morro

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • 2014 Compendium now available

    The 2014 compendium is now available via the link below. It includes new prohibitions on the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in national park units. More »

Plan Your Visit

Visitors enjoy the Inscription Loop Trail

NPS Photo

El Morro National Monument is open year-round for you to enjoy. Activities include hiking, camping, picnicking, kids activities and exploring the visitor center. Please click on the above links to help 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?

Image of White-throated Swift

El Morro National Monument's avian claim to fame is the White-throated Swift, which was described to science for the very first time here in 1851, by Dr. S. W. Woodhouse of the Sitgreaves Expedition.