• Long House in Frijoles Canyon


    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 »

Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge


Requirements Related to Bandelier

2a(3). Locate an interesting point on a map of the community

7a.Choose a charitable organization in the community

7b. Learn about the organization

7c. Contact the organization and find out what young people can do to help.

8. Develop a public presentation about an important aspect of your community

Available Resources

The Friends of Bandelier is a local charitable organization that works closely with the park. Information concerning this organization is available at the Visitor Center (505-672-3861 x517) or by visiting the Friends website at http://www.friendsofbandelier.org

Did You Know?

Black-chinned Hummingbird chicks in nest

Hummingbirds use a combination of plant material, lichens, and moss held together by spider webs to make a flexible nest. This nest can expand to meet the needs of the growing chicks.