WHY IT’S OUTSTANDING
Three trails take you up and along the volcanic escarpment, offering multiple opportunities to view ancient rock images at very close range. The view from the top of the Mesa Point Trail is remarkable, with much of the 17-mile volcanic escarpment visible.
HOW TO GET THERE
Take I-25 to the Montgomery/MontaÃ±o exit (Exit 228). Head west on MontaÃ±o for 6 1/2 miles to Unser Blvd. Turn north on Unser Blvd. Following the brown signs for Boca Negra Canyon, turn east on Atrisco Dr. The entrance to Boca Negra Canyon is on the east side of the road. There is a parking fee of $1.00 per car on weekdays, $2.00 on weekends.