Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project

The Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project (MPPP), a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1999, seeks to preserve petroglyphs on Mesa Prieta through education of the local community and others, and recording what may be well over 100,000 rock images on the mesa.

Mission: MPPP documents, protects and sustains endangered archaeological treasures in the northern Rio Grande Valley.

Vision Statement: Fieldwork and archaeological records of Mesa Prieta and associated areas are complete. Protection is in place with resources sufficient to ensure public investment for perpetual preservation.

Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project
P. O. Box 407, Velarde, NM 87582
Telephone: 505-852-1351

Read a great article in the New Mexico Magazine here

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