Fees & Passes

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Wildlife, like this Plumbeous Vireo family, is abundant in the park.

Photo by Sally King

Your fee dollars help parks! 80% of fees collected at Bandelier stay in the park and are used to complete projects that improve the visitor experience, enhance recreation opportunities, restore cultural and natural resources, and address deferred maintenance projects.

Entrance Passes
Bandelier National Monument is US Fee Area. Valid entrance passes are required.
All entrance passes are all valid for seven days and include access to all areas of the park, including Tsankawi.
Children 15 years and younger are free.
All America the Beautiful – the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual and Lifetime Passes are honored. Entrance passes do not cover camping fees.
7-Day Auto Pass - $25.00
Pass covers all persons traveling in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle (car, truck, camper, or van up to 15 passengers). Auto passes are non-transferable and not replaced if lost or stolen.

7-Day Motorcycle Pass - $20.00
Pass covers a single motorcycle and up to two people. Motorcycle passes are non-transferable and not replaced if lost or stolen.

7-Day Individual Pass - $12.00
Pass covers per person entrance fee for those 16 years of age and older traveling on foot or by bicycle, or for individuals traveling together in a 16 passenger or greater vehicle as a non-commercial, organized group. Individual passes are non-transferable and not replaced if lost or stolen.

Bandelier Annual Pass - $45.00
Valid for one year from month of purchase. Admits passholder and passengers in a single, private, non-commercial vehicle, or the pass holder plus up to 3 other people when entry is by other means (foot, bicycle). Non-transferable, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen.

 
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Digital Site Passes
Purchase your Bandelier entrance pass through Recreation.gov before your visit and avoid waits at the Automated Fee Machines and Visitor Center! Whether you’re visiting tomorrow or months from now, you will have immediate access to your Site Pass on your phone or tablet and as an easily printable PDF sent right to your email.
All digital Site Passes must be printed prior to arriving at Bandelier.
Learn more about your pass options, find the right pass for you, and Buy Your Pass Online

 
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Upper Frijoles Canyon and the San Miguel Mountains from the Tyuonyi Overlook Trail

photo by Sally King

Group Entrance Fees

Groups arriving at Bandelier are charged entrance fees according to the type of group:
Commercial Groups (for profit or non-profit). Click here for more information

Non-commercial organized groups. Click here for more information

School or Educational groups. Click here for more information

Camping Fees

Juniper Family Campground - $12/night per campsite; $6/night per campsite for Senior and Access Pass holders
All campsites are first come-first served. No reservations. More information on Juniper Family Campground

Juniper Family Campgroup Group Campsites - $35/night per site
Two group sites accommodate 10-20 campers. Juniper Group Sites available by reservation only through Recreation.gov.

Ponderosa Group Campground - $35/night per site
Two group sites accommodate 10-50 campers. Ponderosa Group Sites available by reservation only through Recreation.gov.

Fee Free Days – 2020
Fee free days provide an excellent opportunity for everyone to get out and explore a national park. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2020:
Monday, January 20Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Saturday, April 18First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day
Tuesday, August 25National Park Service Birthday
Saturday, September 26National Public Lands Day
Wednesday, November 11Veterans Day
 
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America the Beautiful – the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes

An America the Beautiful - the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass is your ticket to over 2000 federally managed recreation sites across the country. A pass covers entrance, standard amenity fees and day use fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Bandelier is proud to offer and honor the full suite of America the Beautiful – the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes.

Last updated: August 30, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544

Phone:

(505) 672-3861 x0

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