Petroglyph National Monument

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Map / Directions 10Best Says

Examine traces of Albuquerque's past at the Petroglyph National Monument on Albuquerque's West Side, where centuries ago Native Americans meticulously pecked thousands of images into the rocks, their...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 8am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Boca Negra Canyon Parking: Weekdays $1, Weekends $2.

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Makes a wonderful sunset stroll, but make sure you don't get lost, carry a flashlight and keep your eyes out for rattlesnakes, though sightings are rare."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: This beautiful, peaceful, sacred landscape is only minutes from the city, and is still an important site to New Mexico's Native Americans. Please visit with respect.

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