El Morro

Type: Backcountry
Length: 2.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: 43 miles W of Grants along SR 53 at El Morro National Mon.
States: New Mexico
Latitude: 35.03835   Longitude: -108.34868

Visitors should stop at visitor center for trail orientations. 125 miles west of Albuquerque. From 140 at Grants go SW on Rt 53 to park entrance on left. From I40 go S on Rt 602, E on Rt 53 through Ramah to park entrance on right.


Inscription Loop is relatively flat and easy. A cement trail suitable for wheelchairs. Mesa Top portion - medium difficulty with elevation gain of 2000 ft on 15% incline. Some portions of trail are on boulders which are only faintly marked.

Additional Details

Width: 40 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1983

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Peri Eringen
El Morro National Monument
Route 2
P.O. Box 43
Ramah , NM 87321
(505) 783-4226



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