Access by Shuttle Bus Only
Starting May 24, 2013 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 »
There is no lodging within Bandelier, but there is a wide variety available in nearby communities including Los Alamos, White Rock, Espanola, and Santa Fe. To contact the Chambers of Commerce for these communities, call: Los Alamos/White Rock: (505) 662-8105 Espanola: (505) 753-2831 Santa Fe: (505) 983-7317
Did You Know?
The Valles Caldera is the collapsed summit of the Jemez Volcano which erupted over 1 million years ago. Ash from this volcano formed the volcanic tuff from which the Ancestral Pueblo people built their homes.