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?
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.