Operating Hours & Seasons

View of Pecos National Historical Park Visitor Center

E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center, Pecos National Historical Park

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Even with more than 400 NPS units for you to visit, we think a stop at Pecos NHP (505-757-7241) is well worth your while, from the beautiful setting, to the excellent ruins trail, to the Civil War trail, to the engaging guided tours we offer.

Winter Hours

From Labor Day until Memorial Day, the park is open from 8:30 to 4:00. Pecos National Historical Park is open every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.


The fee to visit the park is $7.00 per person; children 15 and younger visit free of charge. We honor all National Park and Federal Recreational Land passes. The National Park Service will offer the following entrance-fee-free days in 2016:

January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
April 16-24 – National Park Week
August 25-28 – National Park Service Birthday Weekend
September 24 – National Public Lands Day
November 11 – Veterans Day


Although camping is not allowed on the grounds at Pecos National Historical Park, campgrounds are located in the Santa Fe National Forest just north of the park on NM highway 63. For more information about camping and other permits from the Forest Service, contact: Pecos District Ranger Station, Box 429, Pecos, NM 87552 or call (505) 757-6121.

Motorcyle Riding in National Parks

military pass 2016

2016 Military Pass - annual pass for active duty military and spouses. Call our visitor center at 505-757-7241 for more information.

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View of pueblo foundation in foreground, mesa in distance

South pueblo after September rain.

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