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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

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  • Exit 259 off I-25 to NM 22, then follow signs
    Cochiti Pueblo, NM 87072
  • Type: Historic & Scenic Areas
  • Phone: (505) 761-8700
  • Alt: (505) 331-6259
  • Fax: (505) 761-8911
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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. Visit our web-site for more details.

  • 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: 55.00
  • Motorcoach/RV Parking: Yes, No hook-ups
  • Offers Group Rates: Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes