Operating Hours & Seasons

coyote in snow

Visitor center hours are 9 AM to 430 PM during winter.

Photo by Sally King

Bandelier National Monument and Visitor Center Operating Hours
Bandelier National Monument is open daily, year round, from dawn to dusk except during heavy snow days or other emergencies. Juniper Campground is open year round, but may be closed to only "A" loop.

Current visitor center hours are 900 AM - 430 PM
Visitor Center/WNPA Book Store are closed December 25 and January 1.

Park Hours
Frijoles Canyon, Tsankawi , and all park trails are open to recreation from dawn to dusk. Backpacking permits must be obtained at the Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center for any overnight stays in the park's backcountry.

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