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    Bandelier

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • 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 »

For Kids

Pocket Gopher

Pocket gophers dig burrows underground searching for food and can be very damaging to archeological sites.

NPS Photo by Sally King

Bandelier has a Junior Ranger program for kids from kindergarten to 6th grade and a Deputy Ranger program for those older individuals who want to participate. For more information click on the Be A Junior Ranger link.

Special Resources for Boy Scouts
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Did You Know?

Dog Petroglyph from Long House

The Ancestral Pueblo people carved petroglyphs into the soft tuff rock above many of the dwellings built along the cliffs.