Plan Your Visit

Snow in Frijoles Canyon

Visiting in Winter/Spring

Visiting in the winter/spring (October 17, 2019 - May 13, 2020) has its own challenges and rewards.

VIP directs visitor from shuttle bus

Park Entry by Shuttle Bus Only

During summer (May 14 - October 14 for 2020), access to Frijoles Canyon and the Visitor Center are by shuttle bus only.

Cavates and stairs on the Main Loop Trail

Short, easier trails in Bandelier

Many shorter trails lead to exciting places and are easily accessible in Bandelier.

turkey petro
Ancestral Pueblo petroglphs can be viewed from many of the park trails.

NPS Photo by Sally King

From figuring out how to get here, to deciding what to do once you've arrived, this section will help make your visit as rewarding as possible.

Visiting Bandelier in Summer
Park Hours
Short Trails
Long Trails


Last updated: February 21, 2020

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Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x0

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