Plan Your Visit

A VIP directs visitors to the shuttle bus

Park Entry by Shuttle Bus Only

Due to limited parking, a shuttle bus is required to enter the park during high visitation months.

Bright stars, clear skies, and amazing vistas bring out the best of our home galaxy

Milky Way over Bandelier

Visit Bandelier for an astronomy programs and see the other half of the park, the amazing night sky.

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 Bamdlier.

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


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos, NM 87544


(505) 672-3861 x517
Visitor Center front desk

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