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Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument | by Jasperdo
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Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

Nuestra Senora de la Purisma Concepcion de Cuarac (1622-1678) at the Quarai Ruins unit. This is the best preserved Missionary Church in the Park.


Located in central New Mexico, this National Monument is composed of three separate units, along with a Visitor Center in the town of Mountainair. It contains the ruins of various Native American settlements, along with the Spanish Missionary churches that were added to the region in the 17th century.

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Taken on April 30, 2015