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 »
photo by sally king
Founded in 1938, Western National Parks Association is a nonprofit cooperating association for the National Park Service authorized by Congress. Western National Parks Association provides educational materials to park visitors to help them better understand the natural and cultural significance of the parks. Furthermore, all proceeds from the sales of these educational materials are returned to the National Park Service to fund educational, interpretive and scientific activities that are not supported by taxes. Western National Parks Association is proud to be affiliated with Bandelier National Monument and to help educate visitors to the diverse history of this unique place.
Did You Know?
Mule deer fawns only keep their spots for the first several months of life. These spots provide camouflage for the young animals when their mothers must leave them to feed.