Operating Hours & Seasons

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Coyotes are often seen by visitors who are driving into the park.

Photo by Sally King

Bandelier National Monument Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center Operating Hours

Current Visitor Center hours are 9 AM - 5 PM. The visitor center is open and the park museum is partially open. The park theater is not available at this time.

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

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

The Visitor Center, WNPA Park Store, and restaurant (9 AM - 4:30 PM) 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 by phone 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: May 28, 2022

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Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos , NM 87544


505 672-3861 x0

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