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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument


The Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is a remarkable outdoor laboratory, offering an opportunity to observe, study, and experience the geologic processes that shape natural landscapes. The cone-shaped tent rock formations are the products of volcanic eruptions that occurred 6 to 7 million years ago and left pumice, ash and tuff deposits over 1,000 feet thick. The national monument, on the Pajarito Plateau in north-central New Mexico, includes a national recreation trail and ranges from 5,570 feet to 6,760 feet above sea level.

The Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is closed to dogs, excluding service animals.

  • Admission: Fee payable at entrance
  • Days Open: Daily except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Hours of Operation: Winter 8 am to 5 pm, Summer 7 am to 7 pm
  • Miles to Airport: 55
  • Motorcoach/RV Parking Available:
  • Offers Group Rates:
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
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