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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?

Aspen fall color

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.