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Visitors Enjoy beautiful vistas, an interpretive trail winding throug the architectural remnants of a once-thriving Pueblo Indian village, nature paths leading to covered picnic tables that overlook the Rio Grande, reconstructions of a kiva and a habitation unit, and a gallery of centuries-old wall paintings housed in a room designed by renowned architect John Gaw Meem. Self guided-guided tours are available as well as docent-guided tours. Groups may make prior arrangements for guided tours. The Visitor Center open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday through Monday. Closed on Tuesday. For tours or additional information, call 505-867-5351.


Camping facilities with shelters, tent sites, and RV hook-ups are located adjacent to the Historic Site. Restaurants, shopping, and other recreational activities are conveniently located nearby. The campgrounds are managed by the Town of Bernalillo and can be contacted by phone Monday- Friday 8a.m. to 5p.m. (505)-980-8256. Or you can CLICK HERE for more information.



Coronado Historic Site is located in Bernalillo on U.S. Highway 550 about 17 miles north of Albuquerque, one mile west of I-25, Exit 242. Established March 7, 1935, Coronado Historic Site is one of six state heritage sites administered by New Mexico Historic Sites, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs. CLICK HERE for information about the other Historic Sites.

Coronado Historic Site

485 Kuaua Road

Bernalillo, New Mexico 87004

Main Desk:  505-867-5351

To arrange a school trip:  505-771-9031

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