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 »
The Rio Grande Coalition Period
THE RIO GRANDE COALTION PERIOD (1150 CE - 1325 CE)
Many Ancestral Pueblo people began arriving on the Pajarito Plateau from the Four Corners Region around 1150. They knew of this land before their arrival through trade and cultural exchange.
Old Knowledge, New Land
Did You Know?
All the aspens in a cluster will change colors at approximately the same time. That's because in a grouping of aspens, most are clones that grew as root sprouts from the original plant.