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 »
Special Use Permit
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.
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
Photo by Sally King
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.
Did You Know?
About 70% of Bandelier National Monument is a designated Wilderness area? Hikers can enjoy viewing remote archeological sites and spotting rare wildlife in this less developed area of the park.