Bandelier has abundant plant and animal life in addition to its interesting archeological sites.
NPS Photo by Sally King
Commercial tours are not required to make advanced reservations; however, at least 2-weeks advanced notice for motor coach entry is greatly appreciated. Please contact Bandelier Group Reservations by phone at (505)672-3861 x412, or e-mail us
Beginning in 2007, all companies visiting the park more than three times in a calendar year MUST have a current Commercial Use Authorization (CUA), or may be denied entry. To apply for a free CUA, please contact:
Fee Permit Coordinator
Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance Road
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Where to park:
Parking is very limited at the Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center. Groups arriving by bus must follow a special bus parking procedure, click here for more information.
How to pay:
Advanced payments for commercial entry fees are not accepted; payment by cash, check, or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express) may be made upon arrival at the park entrance station.
More advice and regulations for groups...