Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Alcove House Closed Late SeptemberAlcove House will need to be closed for several days in September, 2017 for ladder replacement. The closure is expected to occur in the mid to late part of the month. Ladders will be open for Balloon Fiesta (10/7-15). Call 505-672-3861 x 517 for detail
Strong Winds and Hazard TreesBecause of recent fires and forest die-back, some areas of the Monument can be dangerous during times of high winds. Use caution and stay alert when hiking on windy days, and backcountry camp well away from stands of dead or fire damaged trees.
Bandelier access by shuttle only 9am to 3pmAccess to Bandelier National Monument and the Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center is by shuttle bus only, mid May-mid October, from 9am to 3pm 7 day a week. Shuttle pickup is at the White Rock Visitor Center, or at the shuttle parking in the Juniper Campground