Know Before You Go

a view along the dwellings of Long House
  • Most of Bandelier has reopened as of 08/01/2020.
  • Even when the most visited part of the park was closed, over 95% of the park's 70+ miles of trail have remained open for hiking.
  • Not everything is currently open. See park closures for details.
  • Frijoles Canyon's carrying capacity at this time has been set at 50% of our parking spaces. Once those spaces are filled any additional visitors will be turned away at the park entrance.
  • Restroom facilities are limited. Check before you hike so you know their location.
  • Bring food and water. Temperatures may be hot. There are no "indoors" (climate controlled) locations open at this time. Dress appropriately.
  • The New Mexico state health department requires the wearing of a face mask in any public places. Remember to bring one and wear it.
  • Social distancing is also a mandate of the state. Please keep a minimum of 6 feet between yourself and other parties. Yes, that includes rangers.
  • Anyone traveling from outside the state of New Mexico must observe a 14 day self-quarantine.
New Mexico Health Department says facemasks are required whenever a person is in a public space.


Last updated: August 1, 2020

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Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x0

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