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 »
Wishing you could visit the park but it just isn't possible. Planning a trip but not sure what is available in the park. These virtual tours may be just what you are looking for. Click on the links above to begin your "almost as good as being there" tour of Bandelier National Monument's diverse and amazing resources.
Did You Know?
The Valles Caldera is the collapsed summit of the Jemez Volcano which erupted over 1 million years ago. Ash from this volcano formed the volcanic tuff from which the Ancestral Pueblo people built their homes.