An Open Book of Human History

Bandelier National Monument protects over 33,000 acres of ruggedly beautiful canyon and mesa country. Petroglyphs, dwellings carved into the soft rock cliffs, and standing masonry walls pay tribute to the early days of a culture that still survives in the surrounding communities. Read More

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Visiting Spring 2024

Find out what is open or closed, what to expect if you are visiting in Spring 2024.

summer view of Cerro Grande
Alternatives to Frijoles Canyon

Bandelier's parking lots often fill or you might want to avoid the crowds. Here are some alternatives you might want to consider.

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Entrance Fees and Passes

Does my America the Beautiful Pass work at Bandelier? How much does it cost to visit? Answers to these questions and many more.

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Camping at Bandelier

There are several ways to camp at Bandelier that can accommodate different types of campers and groups of all sizes.

Native American dancers dressed in colorful traditional dancewear
Land Acknowledgement

Bandelier National Monument protects part of what is the ancestral and traditional lands of at least 23 tribal nations.

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Pet Policy

Pets are not allowed in park buildings or on trails. They are allowed in parking areas and in campgrounds.

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Bandelier Shuttle

The Bandelier shuttle runs seasonally and is mandatory from mid-May to mid-October.

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Input on FMP Preliminary Alternatives

Bandelier National Monument seeks public comment on the preliminary alternatives for a new Fire Management Plan (FMP).

Last updated: May 20, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance Road

Los Alamos, NM 87544


505 672-3861 x0

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