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

Long House on the Main Pueblo Loop Trail
Visiting Spring 2023

Find out what is open or closed, what to expect if you are visiting in Spring 2023.

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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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Bandelier Pet/Dog Policy

Dogs, or pets of any kind, are not allowed in buildings or on trails in Bandelier. They are allowed in parking areas and the campground.

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Changes Coming to Juniper Campground

Camping Fee Increase for camping and Move to Partial Reservation System for Juniper Campground effective October 1, 2023

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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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Bandelier Fees and Passes

Does my NPS pass work at Bandelier? How much does it cost to visit? Answers to these questions and many more.

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What's News at Bandelier!!

Keep up with what is happening at Bandelier by watching the park's press releases.

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Sights and Sounds of Bandelier: Virtual

Get the sights & sounds of Bandelier in your home. Virtual visit stamps here too.

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Visit the Western National Parks Store

Want to learn more about Bandelier or have a souvenir. The park store is the best place to find important links to your time at the park.

Last updated: September 6, 2023

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Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


505 672-3861 x0

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