An Open Book of Human History

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

Historic buildings and (now) historic cars.

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.

Bandelier Bull Elk

A big bull Elk in Bandelier

Bandelier is not only known for its ancestral pueblo archaeology, nature plays an important roll in the story as well.

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Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x517
Visitor Center front desk

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