Bandelier National Monument protects over 33,000 acres of rugged but beautiful canyon and mesa country as well as evidence of a human presence here going back over 11,000 years. 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
An Open Book of Human History
History and Culture of Bandelier
Frijoles Canyon in Bandelier has always been a popular destination. Learn about the history and culture of this amazing place.
A big bull Elk in Bandelier
Bandelier is not only known for its ancestral pueblo archaeology, nature plays an important role in the story as well.