Petroglyph National Monument

Albuquerque, NM

Where are we going?

Petroglyph National Monument
6001 Unser Blvd NW
NM 87120

(505) 899-0205

What is there to do?

Petroglyph National Monument protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including volcanos, archeological sites and an estimated 20,000 carved images. Many of the images are recognizable as animals, people, brands and crosses; others are more complex. These images are inseparable from the cultural landscape, the spirits of the people who created, and who appreciate them.

Need a little extra help?

Wheelchair sign Petroglyph National Monument is still a young unit of the system of National Parks, and is cooperatively run by the National Park Service and the City of Albuquerque, Open Space Division. As such we are moderately limited on accessible features. On the other hand, each plan that is started and implemented by the National Park Service takes into account accessibility.


Any top tips?

Dogs are welcome in Petrogylph National Monument. Petroglyph National Monument offers many scenic spots and open spaces for you and your dog to enjoy together. Whether you share a run along the volcanoes or a quiet walk in Rinconada Canyon, always be aware of your surroundings and considerate of others. It takes a cooperative effort to make the park safe and enjoyable for everyone. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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