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Boca Negra Canyon

Boca Negra Canyon provides easy access for visitors who want to view petroglyphs and other interesting geologic and cultural features up close.

HOURS: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. seven days a week  Closed New Years Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
LOCATION: The park is located just north of Montano Road at 6900 Unser NW  While Boca Negra is part of the Petroglyph National Monument, the Facility is managed by the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division
CONTACT: 505-768-4200  Emergencies call 911  To report suspicious activity or vehicle lock-ins, please call 242-COPS.


Boca Negra Canyon Petroglyphs

Three developed trails take visitors on self-guiding tours ranging from 5 minutes to 30 minutes round trip. Water, restrooms, and picnic tables are available.

Fee Rates

Monday–Friday: $1 per vehicle
Saturday–Sunday: $2 per vehicle

Commercial Vehicles

1–25 people: $20
25+ people: $50
*Make checks payable to City of Albuquerque