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Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

Mountainair, NM 87036
+1 505-847-2585
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There are Actually Three Missions to See!

1. My wife and I spent a long weekend visiting and photographing the three missions. I'm an avid... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SteamboatBob53
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Enjoyed Visiting All 3 Publeos

Loved Visiting the 3 Pueblos Decided to break up the ride from Alamogordo to Albuquerque by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NewMexBound
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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Mountainair, NM 87036
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"gran quivira"
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"national monument"
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"spanish missions"
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"visitor center"
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"new mexico"
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"ruin site"
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"short version"
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"fascinating place"
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"park ranger"
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"day trip"
in 6 reviews
"historical sites"
in 2 reviews
"amazing history"
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"state park"
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"small museum"
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"walking tour"
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Reviewed yesterday

1. My wife and I spent a long weekend visiting and photographing the three missions. I'm an avid amateur photographer so really loved it. My wife really loves the history of the missions so she was thrilled. 2. You could see all three missions in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved Visiting the 3 Pueblos Decided to break up the ride from Alamogordo to Albuquerque by visiting these 3 pueblos. Coming from the south, the first one I headed to was Gran Quivira. The left hand turn from Hwy 54 to Hwy 55 was abrupt...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The size of the Salinas Pueblos is staggering. Three major pueblo city remains built out of local sandstone. Reminiscent of European Great Houses and castles. Start by visiting the Museum in Mt. Air, then plan a day trip to visit all three Pueblos - unless...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this national park. There are 3 mission ruins, Quarai, Gran Quiviria and Abo. The ruins are in great condition and we were able to walk through them. They where built around 1600's and amazing what craftsmanship that was put into them. These...More

1  Thank penahill
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The visitor center is located in the town of Mountainair. They have an excellent video there that clearly explains the history of the area. Indian history and the Spaniards also. Then travel out the the three pueblos. They are in different directions relative to the...More

1  Thank pk1363
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Having lived in the state for more years than many people have been alive, I can't believe I had never been here. Beautiful structures and incredible history.

1  Thank Teresa R
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a very interesting place to visit. The visitor's center has some nice videos of the history of the Native Americans who lived here as well as the arrival of the Spaniards and their interaction. The missions have walks around the area with interpretative...More

1  Thank HARRY M
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Read a bit up on the ruins in the area. There are signs to help on understand the history, but read about the area and other ruins. A very special day!

1  Thank Andy W
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

What an interesting place.. off the beaten tourist path. The visitor center videos are a must see. The clips are so informative about the history of the Natives Americans who lived in the Southwest years ago. Please stop at both sites and enjoy the structures.

1  Thank CathyP1953
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This is a worthwhile, especially if you are already on Highway 60. The ruins here, dating back to over 400 years ago, hosted inhabitants dating back to over 800 years ago. There is a great walkway/path that takes you around the ruins, making it a...More

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M J
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Response from RealTravelman | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I meant "each" not all. I meant to say 30 minutes to tour each site.
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Mary H
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Response from Max D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's the same.
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