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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Worth the Drive

While staying in Santa Fe we met some friends here. I had read the reviews and was nervous there... read more

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Liz S
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Tent Rocks

We arrived at 11am today. We had our annual pass showed to ranger and drove into park. We had no... read more

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Jay G
West Carrollton, Ohio
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Formed by volcanic explosions during the last million years, these cone-shaped rock formations were formed, which range in height from a few feet to 90 feet.
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Cochiti Pueblo, NM 87025
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Reviewed yesterday

While staying in Santa Fe we met some friends here. I had read the reviews and was nervous there would be a line, or we couldn't get in if we went too late. Not the case. Arrived at 12:30, got right in, hiked for a...More

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We arrived at 11am today. We had our annual pass showed to ranger and drove into park. We had no problems with parking we were in lot right by trails. The slot canyon trail was strenuous but so worth the hike. The views at top...More

Thank Jay G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Parking is extremely limited. I was in Santa Fe in October (happened to be Balloon Fiesta Weeks) and got to Tent Rocks NM just after 8:30 am. It was a long drive from Santa Fe - almost one hour even with very little traffic. There...More

Thank Kristi J
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am SO glad that I visited Kasha-Katuwe. The scenery was spectacular! I arrived after 10 am and the line to get in was about 1.5 hours. I walked Slot Canyon Trail and while it was not difficult, it was challenging in places. Wear good...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tent rocks are really amazing formations, fantastic to look at. We go there late morning and there was already a 30 min wait as they let cars in only as some came out. Everyone was very patient though and the visit is well worth the...More

Thank IB E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Avoid visiting if you can during Balloon Fiesta Week as lines to get into parking lot can be at least 60-90 mins. You cannot walk in and park outside the gate fyi b/c you are on Pueblo Land. Wish they would establish a shuttle service...More

Thank Katharine K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a quiet Sunday morning hike. Had the place pretty much to ourselves. Was planning on doing the more moderate hike but my husband wasn't feeling well so we opted for the 1.2 mile cave loop hike. It is an easy hike that offers beautiful...More

Thank B8123VDchristophers
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a short 40 minute drive out of Santa Fe. The walk was amazing and the views are not to be missed. We're in our 60's and were able to do it. Several places you have to walk one foot in front of the...More

1  Thank soonerlegend
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The scenery is terrific. The views from the to are spectacular. The rock formations are so interesting. Be sure to tack the slot canyon trail wear comfortable hiking shoes. Wear clothing suitable for the weather and hike. At least carry a bottle of water. It...More

1  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Albuquerque for the Balloon Fiesta and when our own balloon flight was cancelled we drove to this park and walked the trail. Incredible!! So glad we did not miss it. Pictures do not do it justice nor can words describe it. Fortunately...More

3  Thank Mike M
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carol p
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Charlie K | Reviewed this property |
2018 Pueblo de Cochiti cultural events schedule The monument will be closed on Jan. 6; the Friday before Easter; Easter Sunday; the Monday after Easter; May 3; July 13-14; July 25; Nov. 1; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Day... More
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Josh S | Reviewed this property |
Generally the Nov weather should be fine for hiking and preferable to the hot summer days. That said, one should still check the weather forecast leading up to and including the day of the hike in case things turn bad. For a... More
Aerodrome B
May 3, 2018|
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Response from Janly | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking. If you have a National Parks pass, (well worth the cost), it’s free!!