Operating Hours & Seasons

coyote in snow
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 Winter Hours are 9 AM to 5 PM

Juniper Campground is open year round, but may be closed to only "A" or
"A and B" loops.

The Visitor Center/WNPA Book Store and Bandelier Trading Company are open daily during regular business hours above, but will be closed December 25th and January 1st and will close at 3 PM on Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd.

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

Last updated: March 5, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x517

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