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Male Western Tanager

Photo by Sally King

Bandelier 2019 Calendar
May 16 First Day of Shuttles from White Rock
May 31 Bandelier celebrates NM Heritage Preservation Month
Take a hike with park exhibit specialist – JT Stark
June 1 National Trails Day
Take a hike with Trails Lead - Kevin Stillman
June 15-16 Hubble Trading Post’s Navajo Rug Show –
Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center Patio
June 22 Great American Backyard Campout - free camping at Juniper Campground
June 23 Bee Walk with Bee Expert Olivia Carril –
Meet at the Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center
June 26 Bandelier CCC day
Take a hike with park exhibit specialist – JT Stark
July 4 Naturalization Ceremony
Aug 10-11 Pueblo Independence Day
Aug 25 National Park Service Anniversary - Founders Day
Sept 27-28 Night Sky Fiesta
Oct 5 Fall Fiesta
Oct 16 Last Day of Shuttles from White Rock
Oct 19 International Archeology Day
Take a hike with an Archeologist
Oct 20 Bandelier Wilderness Day
Celebrate 43 years of wilderness at Bandelier
Take a hike with Bandelier’s Wilderness Ranger on the anniversary of the park’s Wilderness designation in 1976
Dec 21 Winter Solstice Sunrise and Sunset Walks

Fee Free Days (no entry fee charged):
April 20 First Day of National Park Week
Aug 25 National Park Service Anniversary
Sept 28 National Public Lands Day
Nov 11 Veterans Day


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Pueblo dance groups perform on most summer holidays.
Interpretive Programming
Guided Main Loop Trail Walks
10:30am and 2:00pm

Mid-Summer Night Series
July through September
Evening Programs - Friday and Saturday
Night Sky Programs – Twice a month on Sundays
Dates TBD

Thursday Night features in Frijoles Canyon
(sign up required beginning in June):
Night Walks – July
Bat Strolls – August

Cultural Demonstrations
Most weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day
Above information subject to change
Check with the Visitor Center for exact dates and times
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Long House on the Main Loop Trail

Photo by Sally King

Last updated: April 29, 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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