Access by Shuttle Bus Only
Through October 27, 2014 all access to the most visited part of the park, Frijoles Canyon, will be via a mandatory shuttle bus from the nearby community of White Rock from 9 AM - 3 PM daily. Private cars may drive in before 9 AM or after 3 PM. More »
Bandelier's Fall Fiesta 2013
Bandelier National Monument will host its annual Fall Fiesta on October 6, 2013. Fall Fiesta includes craft booths with assorted Pueblo arts for sale, live raptors from the Santa Fe Raptor Center, Pueblo dances, and food for sale. Autumn is usually a beautiful season with warm days, cool nights, and clear blues skies. The event runs from 11 AM - 3 PM. Come and join us.
Did You Know?
Frijoles Creek drops approximately 80 feet over the Upper Falls. The falls occur where the waters of Frijoles Creek hit the more resistant, dense basalt rock from the neck of an ancient volcano.