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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?

Valles Caldera

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.