• Long House in Frijoles Canyon

    Bandelier

    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 »

Permits

Special Use Permit


A Special Use Permit may be required for activities such as:

* Commercial Filming & Photography

* Weddings

* Concerts

* Demonstrations & Protests

At least one month's notice and application for Special Use Permits is required.


The base application fee for a Special Use Permit is $100 and is non-expendable. Additional fees for monitoring, administrative costs, and restoration may apply.


If you are not familiar with Bandelier, a pre-visit is encouraged. The location where the event is to take place needs to be determined before the day of the event. There may be special restrictions in the area that could limit access.



Filming Permit

Filming permits are issued on an individual basis based on the size of the project (movie, commercial, etc.), how many staff are needed for supervision, and how much time will be involved. Additional fees may be required depending on the situation. Call for details.


Incidental Business Permit

Any individual or business leading commercial tours or other commercial enterprises within Bandelier's boundaries need to first have an Incidental Business Permit.

For additional information, call (505) 672-3861 x 502
 
Mule Deer at Frijoles Creek

Mule Deer at Frijoles Creek

Photo by Sally King

Application for Special Use Permit
Application for Filming Permit
These forms (click on above links) may be printed out, completed and mailed to the park. At this time they are not available to fill out online.

Send to:
Special Use Permits Coordinator
Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD
Los Alamos, NM 87544

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