Plan A Field Trip

school group at Bandelier
Children exploring park resources during a school field trip.

Photo by Sally King

School Group Visits

Entrance fees can be waived for school groups if:

* the class is from a bona fide school, and

* the visit is part of class course work, and

* the class is under good supervision, and

* the group brings a lesson plan for the visit, written on school letterhead, and

* then call for reservations (505)-672-3861 x 518 or e-mail us at least two weeks ahead.

Obtaining a fee waiver

Any school is limited to having no more than 1 busload, maximum 50 students, in the park at any one time. There must be at least one active, responsible chaperone per ten students.

Bus Parking

When reservations are made, the park will send a packet of information to the teacher. Teachers without set field trip dates can request one of these packets ahead of time by calling (505)-672-3861 ex 518.

Tyuonyi from overlook trail
View of Tyuonyi Pueblo from the Tyuonyi Overlook.

Photo by Sally King

Youth Groups

For groups that are not for-credit school classes, the fee is $15 per person for anyone 16 years and older. Reservations must be made ahead by calling (505) 672-3861 ex 518. When the reservation is made, the park will send a pre-visit packet. Packets can also be requested before reservations are made by calling (505) 672-3861 ex 518.

Last updated: February 11, 2019

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Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x517

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