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David Sites
· August 6, 2017
Excellent place to learn not only about the culture and lifestyle of some the indigenous people of New Mexico, but also some of the hardships they endured at the hands of the Spanish explorers and mis...sionaries. See More
Jennifer Holdcroft
· August 10, 2016
It's a beautiful magical place, sad as any place that was Christianized and it's people used as slaves, but before that it was a place that was full of life , ingenuity and full of art . I am always a...mazed in even the roughest environments people still made incredible things and had time to create beauty. See More
Charles Howse
· April 1, 2017
Excellent place to learn about some of the terrible history of how indigenous peoples were treated by the Europeans. Impressive remnants of what must have been impressive buildings when built.
Richard Jazzar
· April 19, 2017
We went for the astronomy tour a few weeks ago. The night sky was amazing. It's worth going anytime but make sure you time it to where they are open late for the star watching. The park ranger was ama...zing in his knowledge. See More
Pete Dreisbach
· September 24, 2015
The Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument (Mountainair, NM) are breathtaking ... found myself sitting quietly pondering the ruins at Quarai, Abó, and Gran Quivira as well as walking reverently. ... If the ruins and stones could talk (and they almost do ... hush and listen) what wondrous, adventurous, heroic tales they tell. Life is good! See More
Chris Hall
· September 18, 2015
My wife and I enjoy visiting all three sites. Quarai is our favorite. The rangerrs are all great and they rotate amongst the sites, so you can different perspectives on each visit.
Terry Owen
· October 4, 2015
This is a hidden historical gem. Add it to your list of day trips.
Terri DeGroot Jarosch
· May 20, 2017
such wonderful history here! a great place to let your imagination wander.
Cliff Pickering
· April 24, 2017
Awesome park ranger, she was so knowledgeable and had personality plus. The ruins are well preserved, intriguing culture.
Annmarie Mikelski
· October 24, 2016
Beautiful ruins. Great history! Lived and worked there 3 years. Liked working there, living was remote and .... CHINDIS.
Karl Eschenbach
· September 26, 2016
Beautiful locations and very interesting history. I've lived in NM for over 40 years, yet I learned some new things about the Spanish colonization of the area.
Had some good amount of rain at Abo lately. It's always so pretty to see water in the arroyo.

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Stewart L. Udall Parks in Focus Program

In partnership with Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Parks in Focus hosted a two-day curriculum workshop earlier this week at Petroglyph National Mon...ument for National Park Service staff, volunteers, and partners in New Mexico. Participants were introduced to the Parks in Focus curriculum and explored new ways to use photography as a tool to connect youth to their respective park sites.

Participants represented Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Petroglyph National Monument, Fort Union National Monument, Salinas Pueblo Missions NM, and Valles Caldera National Preserve.

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