Operating Hours & Seasons

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Visitor center hours are 9 AM to 5 PM during winter.

Photo by Sally King

Bandelier National Monument Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center Operating Hours

Current Visitor Center (visitor center closed, tables out front) Summer Hours are 9 AM to 4:30 PM.

The visitor center is closed December 25th and January 1st.

Juniper Campground is open year round (currently closed due to COVID-19), but may be closed to only "A" or
"A and B" loops in winter.

The Visitor Center, WNPA Park Store, and resturaunt (closed Nov - Feb) are open daily during regular business hours above.

Bandelier National Monument is open daily, year round, from dawn to dusk except during heavy snow days or other emergencies.

Park Hours
Frijoles Canyon, Tsankawi , and all park trails are open to recreation from dawn to dusk. Backpacking permits are required for overnight use and must be obtained up to 1 hour before closing at the Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center for any overnight stays in the park's backcountry. Juniper Family Campground and Ponderosa Group Campground are open 24 hours.

Backcountry Permit info
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Long House is beautiful in winter.

Photo by Sally King

Last updated: July 21, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x0

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