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El Morro National Monument, Ramah

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Must see · Geologic Formation · Historic Site
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  • I am amazed how each national monument in New Mexico is so different and beautiful. Inscription Rock is amazing and the carvings have many stories to tell. We couldn't do the hike to the top due to....  more
    I am amazed how each national monument in New Mexico is so different and beautiful. Inscription Rock is amazing and the carvings have many stories to tell. We couldn't do the hike to the top due to....  more »
  • Really awesome hike to the top of the rocks and then down and around all the old inscriptions. Hike wasn't very hard but there is some uneven terrain and stairs to get up and down. The walk to the... 
    Really awesome hike to the top of the rocks and then down and around all the old inscriptions. Hike wasn't very hard but there is some uneven terrain and stairs to get up and down. The walk to the...  more »
  • Beautiful 2 mile hike to top of amazing sandstone bluffs and then around numerous inscriptions in the rocks done by Spanish Conquistadors. Highly recommend! 
    Beautiful 2 mile hike to top of amazing sandstone bluffs and then around numerous inscriptions in the rocks done by Spanish Conquistadors. Highly recommend!  more »
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  • One of the most pristine, historical and well maintained parks we have ever been to. Inscription trail was amazing..the numbered markers provided excellent information about the many travelers that visited over the centuries...Definitely go in the morning, the light on the sheer cliffs is spectacular. Park rangers were VERY helpful and knowledgeable about the park and the surrounding area.
  • Great National Monument, sometimes it seems that the smaller ones are better. No crowds great views and some awesome history. It was so cool to see all of the carvings from Native Americans to Knights in the Spanish army to Civil War captains. Great place to visit. So super cool!
  • El Morro National Monument is a great place to view historical messages and petroglyphs. Take the half mile Inscription Trail to see the pool of water that collects near the base of the sandstone Bluff, which drew Puebloans, Spanish, and Americans to this location. The Juniper trees make the area smell amazing. Kids will enjoy earning Junior Ranger badges, and the trail is paved and doable for most people.
  • El Moro is a unique piece of history. The park surrounds a small oasis where generations of people have stopped and left their mark. There are hieroglyphics as well as names and dates and even a few short journey synopsis'. The trail that has the majority of the names and the oasis is paved and an easy walk. I only got to enjoy that small portion of the park but it was a wonderful experience. The rangers were knowledgeable and kind. The bathrooms were clean and well kept.
  • This is one of the most amazingly beautiful places we saw along our trip from the Smoky Mountains of Eastern Tennessee all the way to our new home in Ramah NM. The best part is that now this gorgeous place is only miles from my home and I intend to spend much time here, painting, hiking and enjoying the night sky. This is officially recognized as dark sky territory and the view of the heavens and the milky way is breathtaking.

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