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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 »

Astronomy Programs

cloudy sunset moon

photo by sally king

June 28th, July 12th, & August 23rd, 2014
Explore the Stars
Join a ranger for a constellation tour and telescope viewing. 8:30 – 10:30 PM; Juniper Campground Amphitheater

September 5th, 2014
International Observe the Moon Night
Take a trip to the moon. Join us for a night of lunar discovery with a ranger talk and observing the moon through telescopes. Juniper Campground amphitheater, 8 PM - 10 PM

Did You Know?

Lesser Goldfinch mom feeds fledgling

Baby birds often leave the nest before they can really fly. That's because the nest is the most dangerous place for the young bird to stay.