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?
Tarantula hawk hatchlings feed on the still living body of a tarantula captured by their mother. The mother tarantula hawk must fight the tarantula and then drag it to a burrow where she deposits an egg.