Educational Groups

ladder at Tsankawi
Ladders are part of the trail system at Tsankawi.

Photo by Sally King

Academic Fee Waivers
Bona fide academic and/or scientific institutions studying Bandelier's specific natural or cultural resources as part of a for-credit course or curriculum may qualify for a waiver of entry fees. See links below:

Academic Fee Waiver Request Form

Completed applications, and supporting documentation, should be sent to:

Academic Fee Waivers
Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance Rd
Los Alamos, NM 87544
(505)672-3861 x412 or email e-mail us

When e-mailing please include the following details about the day of your visit:
-date of visit
-arrival and departure time at the Entrance Station
-number and type of vehicles (car, van, bus) that will be arriving at the Entrance Station
-number of students and adult chaperones
-grade the students are in
-picnic lunch or eating in the Snack Bar

For more help planning a field trip to Bandelier….

Commercial group? Click here for more information
Non-commercial organized group? Click here for more information

For more information on bus parking...

More information for groups...

school bus
School buses must unload and load students in front of the visitor center then return to the mesa top to park.

NPS Photo by Sally King

Last updated: October 20, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x517

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