Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Hwy 4 road construction and Tsankawi Closure periodically through July 22ndThe entire Tsankawi Unit in Bandelier will be closed to all public use periodically through July 22nd due to road pavement work on NM State Road 4. Please follow all detour signs through Los Alamos to gain access to Bandelier
Bandelier access by shuttle only 9 am to 3 pm begins May 17Access to Bandelier National Monument and the Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center is by shuttle bus only, May 17-October 17, 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.
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.
No Food Service AvailableAt this time, food is not available for purchase within the monument. Please plan accordingly.
Gift Shop and Snack Bar ClosedThe food and beverage concession at the monument is closed. It will reopen in mid-summer 2018.
Uber, Lyft, and other "Taxi" servicesBandelier is in a remote location, with cell service in the canyon limited to Verizon 4G only. Services like Uber and Lyft will bring you here, but there may be no way to contact a ride out. Please plan your pickup before being dropped off at Bandelier.