Picture Postcard – Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

Midway between Albuquerque and Santa Fe is Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.

Designated as a National Monument in 2001, Tent Rocks has several hiking trail options. The easy Cave Loop Trail is 1.2 miles while the more challenging 3 mile out-and-back Canyon Trail brings hikers through slot canyons and presents a climb to the mesa top. The trailhead is accessed off of Interstate 25 along a bumpy dirt road that travels within Pueblo de Cochiti. We visited in September of 2006 and it definitely piqued our interest in exploring the hoodoos in Utah.

 

Postcard New Mexico Tent Rocks

 

 

 

Welcome to a new series of travel postcards that I’ll be posting twice a week. Click on the card for a larger view.

 

 

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