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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 »

Outdoor Activities

Rio Grande

Over 70 miles of trails allow numerous opportunities to experience the resources of the park.

NPS Photo by Sally King

There are a variety of outdoor activities available including hiking short or long trails, cross-country skiing, bird watching, and camping.

Did You Know?

Scorpionweed blooms

Scorpionweed gets its name from the shape of the flowers, which unfold like a scorpion's tail as they prepare to bloom.