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    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 »

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Requirements Related to Bandelier

2a. Visit a place listed on the Register of Historic Places.

2c. Tour a federal facility

2d. Choose a National Monument and find out about it

Available Resources

The Bandelier Civilian Conservation District had been designated a National Historic Landmark. The CCC was responsible for constructing all of the buildings in Frijoles Canyon. The park is a National Monument and a federal facility. Use this website to find out more about Bandelier.

Did You Know?

Tarantula Hawk

Tarantula hawk hatchlings feed on the still living body of a tarantula captured by their mother. The mother tarantula hawk must fight the tarantula and then drag it to a burrow where she deposits an egg.