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Petroglyph National Monument

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Petroglyph National Monument is alive with the sights & sounds of the high desert- a hawk spirals down from the mesa top, a roadrunner dashes into fragrant sage, a desert millipede traces waves in the sand.

The monument contains more than 20,000 images pecked in stone. Some are recognizable as animals, people or crosses & other more mysterious. All are inseparable form the landscape & from the spirits of the people who created them. The images carved onto these black rocks provide an opportunity for people today to share the cultures of those who long ago inhibited & traveled through the Rio Grande Valley.

Amenities
  • Admission: Yes
  • Days Open: 362 Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day
  • Handicap Accessible: Limited
  • Hours of Operation: 8:00am - 4:30 pm
  • Miles to Airport: 14.00
  • Motorcoach/RV Parking: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: Yes

Cultural demonstrator Josephine Toya of Jemez Pueblo will demonstrate the long tradition of making Jemez pottery using subtle earth-toned slips on the hand formed pots, bowls, jars, and wedding vases.

Cultural demonstrator Josephine Toya of Jemez Pueblo will demonstrate the long tradition of making Jemez pottery using subtle earth-toned slips on the hand formed pots, bowls, jars, and wedding vases.

  • August 29, 2015
  • Location: Petroglyph National Monument
  • 6001 Unser Blvd. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87120-2069
  • Phone: 505-899-0205
  • Admission: Free

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