• Long House in autumn

    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 »

Natural Features & Ecosystems

Golden Mantled Groundsquirrel

In what life zone in the park would you be most likely to find a Golden-mantled ground squirrel?

Photo by Sally King

A PLACE OF DIVERSITY discusses the amazing ecosystems found within the park and BANDELIER GEOLOGY deals with the parks geologic history.

Did You Know?

Queen butterfly

Queen butterflies are often mistaken for Monarchs because they look so much alike. This is beneficial to the Queen, who is avoided by predators who fear this look-alike may be as toxic as the Monarch.