Basic Information

GPS Not Recommended

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.

Hours

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 Districts

Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center Summer

Main information hub for visitors. Includes theater, bookstore, gift shop, and trailhead.

Standard Hours

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Frijoles Canon Visitor Center Winter

Main information hub for visitors. Includes theater, bookstore, gift shop, and trailhead.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: -
  • Monday: -
  • Tuesday: -
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Tsankawi

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

Standard Hours

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

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:

7 Day Vehicle Entry - $20.00

General monument admission. Good for 7 days

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 season (Mid-May to Mid-October)

Bandelier National Monument Visitor Center

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

Last updated: August 30, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544

Phone:

(505) 672-3861 x517

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