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Petroglyph National Monument

Category: Camps + Parks + Monuments + Museums

Visitor center, Albuquerque, NM 87048


Petroglyph National Monument - Reviews from across the web

Go hike the hill - user review
Petroglyphs is a fantastic place...You will want to have good, sturdy shoes as you climb a hill on a narrow, sometimes slippery pathway. Take water....The petroglyphs are amazin...

Great experience, and great historical site. - user review
My family and I really enjoyed our hike around the site exploring all the petroglyps. We had a reasonably easy time hiking up the mesa with a 6 and 8 year old in tow. The drawings w...

Wear Hiking or Jogging Shoes - user review
The volunteer at the Visitors Center was very helpful, knowledgable, and friendly. The restroom in the Visitors Center was spotless! I suggest that you wear hiking boots ...

Amazing Landscape - user review
I thought the petroglyphs would be the main attraction, but I was even more impressed with the landscape. I could see why the black rock 'cliffs' along the flat of the Rio Grande with ...

No title - user review
I was surprised to find that the petroglyphs were part of a mountain that you had to climb up in order to see the different petroglyphs. Only a problem for me, b/c I have 2 wild kids u...

Loved it. - user review
One of the most wonderous places weve ever been. The experience of finding the petroglyphs yourself was part of the ambience. Recommend you take water and drink it if...

Petroglyph National Monument - expert review
Beneath the stumps of five extinct volcanoes, this park encompasses more than 25,000 ancient Native American rock drawings inscribed on the 17-mi-long West Mesa escarpment overlooking the Rio Grande Valley. For centuries, Native American hunting parties camped at the base, chipping and scribbling aw...

No title - user review
My husband and I hiked up the little hills Friday, July 9, 2004 at sunset to take some pictures.While I was walking down one of the hills, I almost stepped on a rattlesnake hidden un...

Another Albuqueque must see - user review
This is a very nice place to enjoy a nice walk on a beautiful day. The Petroglyphs are amazing to see and to think how they survived over m...

maybe well be back - user review
the petroglyph were great but some kids also added there marks on the rocks,that spoiled the experience, they need better security there!not sure ...

Petroglyph National Monument | Museum/Attraction Review | Albuquerque | Frommers.com - expert review
These lava flows were once a hunting and gathering area for prehistoric Native Americans, who left a chronicle of their beliefs etched on the dark basalt boulders. Some 25,000 petroglyphs provide a nice outdoor adventure after a morning in a ...

Car Broken into - user review
The petrogylphs were fun to try and find.The petroglyphs were neat, but comming back to our car being broken into was not. It occurs often they say. Be carefull. Dont leave...

New Mexico - expert review
The American Southwest is one of my favorite spots to visit. The only problem I have is narrowing the list of things I could do to accommodate the amount of time I have! So, I thought Id help you out by creating my top 10 things you must visit and do in New Mexico. (list is in no particular order!)...

Neat, but some hard to see - user review
I walked down the trail maybe 15 minutes. The petroglyphs I did see make you wonder what was going on that long ago when the Indians drew on the rocks like that. Very neat to ...

15,000 Petroglyphs! - user review
I believe that is the approximate guesstimate as to how many rock carvings are located within this new National Monument, west of the Rio Grande River. A few ...

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