Basic Information

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Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD
Los Alamos, NM 87544

From NM285 US84 in Pojaque NM. West on NM502, West on NM4 to White rock. Then 12 miles to the monument entrance on the south side of the road.


Park is open dawn to dusk each day

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Monday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Tuesday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Wednesday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Thursday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Friday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Saturday: Sunrise - Sunset

Park District

Visitor Center

Main visitor information center

Standard Hours

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Unit of Bandelier National Monument 2 miles North of White Rock NM.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

Spring daytime temperatures in the 70's can be followed by a snow storm with wet heavy snow and daytime temperatures in the 40's. Summer s dry with June usually being the hottest month of the year. Days in July, August and September often end with thunderstorms that can drop heavy localized rain and are often accompanied by lightning. Autumn weather is usually sunny with turquoise blue skies and warm (but not hot) days and cool nights. Winter average snowfall 25". Snow and ice can close trails and roads.

Entrance Fees:

Per vehicle - $20.00

Entrance fee per vehicle, non-commercial

Motorcycle - $15.00

Per motorcycle with up to 2 riders

Bicycle/pedestrian - $10.00

per person fee

Entrance Passes:

Bandelier Annual Pass - $40.00

Pass for one year of vehicle entry to Bandelier

Open All Year 9 AM - 4:30 PM except Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year's Day (January 1)
Longer Hours (9 AM - 6 PM) during shuttle (May 14 - Oct 16)

Bandelier National Monument Visitor Center

Main Visitor Center for Bandelier National Monument located in the main Frijoles Canyon area

Last updated: April 1, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x517

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