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.
Digital Site Passes
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
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 – 2021
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 2021:
Monday, January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Saturday, April 17 – First Day of National Park Week
Wednesday, August 4 – One year anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
Wednesday, August 25 – National Park Service Birthday
Saturday, September 25 – National Public Lands Day
Thursday, November 11 – Veterans Day
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: May 15, 2021