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Petroglyph National Monument
Petroglyph National Monument Coyote and Rattlesnake watching over Rinconada Can credits NPS Photo
Petroglyph imagery of a coyote and rattlesnake in Rinconada Canyon.
Petroglyph National Monument Grazing Sheep in Rinconada Canyon credits NPS Photo
Petroglyph panel of sheep grazing in Rinconada Canyon.
Petroglyph National Monument Desert Mammal petroglyph credits NPS Photo
Mammal petroglyph along the Mesa Point Trail in Boca Negra Canyon.
PETROGLYPH NATIONAL MONUMENT
PETROGLYPH NATIONAL MONUMENT
Western Trail Northwest
Albuquerque, New Mexico   87120
(lat:35.1368 lon:-106.7405)

Phone: 505-899-0205
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Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago. These images are a valuable record of cultural expression and hold profound spiritual significance for contemporary Native Americans and for the descendants of the early Spanish settlers.


Location
Petroglyph National Monument is located near Albuquerque, Bernalillo and Rio Rancho


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Area Campgrounds
American RV Park of Albuquerque
13500 Central Ave South West
Albuquerque, NM
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Directions
GPS: Lat: 35.139 Long: -106.711 From Interstate 40, take the Unser Blvd. exit (#154) proceed north 3 miles to Western Trail. Turn left or west onto Western Trail and follow road to the Visitor Information Center parking lot. From Interstate 25, take the Paseo del Norte exit (#232) and proceed west to Coors Road exit south (must be in center lane to veer left at the Y). Proceed south on Coors Road to Western Trail. Turn right or west onto Western Trail and follow road to the Visitor Info Center parking lot.

New Mexico
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New Mexico State Parks

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